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Chicken and Penne with Creamy Red Pepper Sauce

"Nicely different way to serve chicken with pasta- great with the sweet roasted flavor of red peppers."

  Ingredients
 
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  • CREAMY RED PEPPER SAUCE
  • 8 ounces red pepper (fire roasted, drained if jarred)
  • 1/2 cup roasted garlic cloves
  • 1 cup heavy cream, half and half or a blend
  • FOR THE PASTA
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast (trimmed and sliced)
  • 1/2 cup onion, slivered
  • 8 ounces mushrooms (fresh, quartered)
  • 12 ounces jarred artichokes (drained and chopped)
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Olive oil
  • 3 cups cooked penne pasta
  • Parmesan cheese
 

What You Will Need



No special items needed.
  How to Make
 
 

Step 1

Puree roasted red peppers, roasted garlic, and heavy cream in a food processor.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large skillet; add onions and chicken, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and cook until chicken is about halfway done.

Step 3

Then add white balsamic vinegar and mushrooms, cooking further until mushrooms and chicken are done.

Step 4

Stir in artichokes, basil leaves and red pepper sauce, heating until hot and basil is wilted.

Step 5

Toss mixture with cooked penne pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

  Nutritional Facts
 
 
  • Serving Size: 1 (343.7 g)
  • Calories 318.5
  • Total Fat - 8.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 79.2 mg
  • Sodium - 134.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 32.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 8.5 g
  • Sugars - 2.9 g
  • Protein - 30 g
  • Calcium - 93.4 mg
  • Iron - 2.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 39.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg
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