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chicken and red peppers with penne pasta

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ana Santiago
Rochester, NY

This recipe was on the back of my local market's brand of boxed pasta. I made this for lunch today and all of it was gone! So...this is family approved. Hope you try it and enjoy it.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For chicken and red peppers with penne pasta

  • 1 pkg
    penne pasta
  • 3 clove
    garlic finely chopped
  • 1 md
    onion chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2
    sweet red peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 lb
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless cubed or chopped
  • 3/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 tsp
    hot sauce ( i like frank's original)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese

How To Make chicken and red peppers with penne pasta

  • 1
    Cook and drain pasta according to directions. About 12 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large skillet over medium heat, saute garlic & onion in olive oil until lightly browned. Add chicken, cook, stirring often up to 12 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
  • 3
    Stir in red peppers, cream and hot sauce; simmer 5 minutes.Toss cooked pasta with sauce. Season to taste with salt & pepper. Top with parmesan cheese, serve immediately.

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