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Penne Rigate Recipes

Penne and Chicken with Garlic Cream Sauce

Course
Main Dish
Servings
Makes 4 Servings
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cooking Time
12 minutes
Total Time
42 minutes
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From the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Dreamfields Penne Rigate (2 cups)
  • 4 medium boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 pound total)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 large zucchini (10-12 ounces) halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms sliced
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 4 ounces light cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup dried tomatoes chopped
  • 1-2 tablespoons fresh parsley snipped
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese (or Romano) shredded (optional)

Directions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Grill chicken on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170°F), turning once halfway through grilling.
  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Return to pan; cover and keep warm. In a large skillet cook zucchini, mushrooms and garlic in warm oil over medium heat for 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Add vegetables to pasta. In a small bowl whisk together broth and flour. Add to warm skillet with cream cheese. Whisk until smooth and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Stir in tomatoes. Add to pasta and vegetables in pan; toss to coat.
  3. To serve, divide pasta mixture among four plates. Cut chicken into thin slices. Arrange chicken over pasta and vegetables. Sprinkle with parsley and cheese, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

Note: Chicken may be broiled instead of grilled. Preheat broiler. Place chicken on rack of broiler pan. Broil 4 inches from heat 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170°F), turning once halfway through broiling.

Broiling Directions: Preheat broiler. Place chicken on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170°F), turning once halfway through broiling.

Nutrition Facts

470 Calories

50g Carbohydrates

5g Saturated Fat

566mg Sodium

14g Fat

41g Protein

93mg Cholesterol

7g Dietary Fiber

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