Creamy Chicken Pasta

Creamy Chicken Pasta

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A quick pasta dish that usually satisfies all appetites. Add some bread and a salad and you have a complete meal.

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Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 9 oz
    orecchiette pasta, uncooked
  • ·
    cooking spray
  • 12 oz
    skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 3/4 tsp
    kosher salt, divided
  • 3/4 tsp
    black pepper, divided
  • 1 c
    unsalted chicken stock, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    half-and-half
  • 1/3 c
    mascarone cheese
  • 1/4 c
    fresh parsley, chopped, divided
  • 1/2 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    fresh thyme, chopped
  • 8 oz
    wild mushroom blend, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    dijon mustard

How to Make Creamy Chicken Pasta

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.
  2. Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat; coat with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add the chicken to the Dutch oven; saute 4 minutes, turning to brown on all sides.
  3. Combine 1/4 cup stock and flour. Add the flour mixture, 1/4 cup stock, and half and half to the pan. Bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, mascarpone, and 2 tablespoons parsley.
  4. Heat a skillet over medium heat; coat with cooking spray. Add onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes. Add thyme and mushrooms, cook 8 minutes. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, vinegar, and mustard; cook 30 seconds. Add pasta and chicken mixture; toss. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons parsley.

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About Creamy Chicken Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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