PASTA PRIMAVERA WITH CHICKEN

Pasta Primavera With Chicken Recipe

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Jennifer Elder

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@JennLynn68

This is one of my own recipes. I started with a simple white sauce and ended up with this! My family really enjoyed it, and I hope yours will too!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • 2
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 4 Tbsp
    flour
  • 2 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 2 c
    milk, 2%
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese
  • 3/4 c
    grated parmesean cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    parsley flakes
  • 16 oz
    frozen california blend vegetables, defrosted
  • 1 small
    zucchini
  • 8 oz
    pkg. bow-tie pasta, cooked as directed
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make PASTA PRIMAVERA WITH CHICKEN

Step-by-Step

  1. CUT CHICKEN INTO STRIPS AND STIR FRY IN EVOO UNTIL NO LONGER PINK; SET ASIDE.
  2. MELT BUTTER IN LARGE SKILLET SET ON MED-LOW HEAT. ADD CRUSHED GARLIC, THEN ADD FLOUR; MIX WELL. SLOWLY ADD MILK AND CONTINUE STIRRING UNTIL CREAMY AND SAUCE BEGINS TO THICKEN. ADD CREAM CHEESE; STIR UNTIL MELTED. STIR IN PARMESEAN CHEESE. TURN HEAT DOWN TO LOW. ADD SEASONINGS, AND CHICKEN; CONTINUE TO STIR OCCASIONALLY AS PASTA COOKS.
  3. HEAT ENOUGH WATER IN A LARGE SAUCE PAN TO BOIL PASTA. COOK PASTA AS DIRECTED ON PACKAGE. WHILE WAITING FOR WATER TO BOIL; CUT THE ZUCCHINI INTO BITE SIZED CHUNKS AND ADD TO WHITE SAUCE, ALONG WITH VEGETABLE BLEND.
  4. AFTER PASTA IS TENDER, DRAIN WATER. SERVE WITH SAUCE. TOP WITH MORE PARMESEAN CHEESE IF DESIRED.

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About PASTA PRIMAVERA WITH CHICKEN

Course/Dish: Chicken Pasta
Regional Style: Italian




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