squash chicken and pasta

★★★★☆ 7
★★★★☆ 7
serves 6

Ingredients For squash chicken and pasta

  • 1 lb
    chicken breasts
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 c
    chicken stock
  • 2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 1/4 c
    butternut squash
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    garlic, minced
  • 8 oz
    portebello mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 3/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 lb
    linguini

How To Make squash chicken and pasta

  • 1
    Season chicken with ½ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper and cut into 1 inch chunks. In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter and cook chicken for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
  • 2
    Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter to the pan and melt over medium heat. Add onion, mushrooms and garlic and cook for approximately 3 minutes or until veggies begin to soften.
  • 3
    Cook and mash butternut squash. Add flour and cook, stirring often for 4 minutes. This is important to cook the flour so that the flour taste won't linger. Add squash, cream and stock, italian seasoning, lemon juice and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper; continue cooking for 6 minutes.
  • 4
    Remove pan from heat and stir in cheese. Serve over hot linguini.

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