Friday, January 16, 2009

Garlic Chicken & Pasta

Garlic Chicken with Bow Tie Pasta

1 Tb olive oil
1 lb boneless/skinless chicken breast, sliced crosswise
1 tsp salt
1 Tb olive oil
6-8 cloves garlic, crushed (1 rounded Tb)
1/2 lb mushrooms, quartered
1/2 c green onions, sliced
3/4 c red or orange sweet peppers
1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes (undrained)
1/2 c chicken broth
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
1/2 tsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups dry bow tie pasta - cook as directed
1/4 c fresh cilantro, chopped (may use fresh parsley)
parmesan cheese, grated

1. Fry chicken in oil over medium heat until done. Sprinkle with salt and remove from skillet. Keep warm.
2.Cook garlic in oil until golden. Add mushrooms, green onions and peppers - cook 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, broth, red pepper, cornstarch and salt. Heat to boiling then reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
3. Combine chicken, hot mixture, pasta and cilantro. Sprinkle with fresh parmesan to your liking.


  1. That looks delicious! I'm trying it tonight!

  2. I'm so impressed with you ton - I have done the soup - delish a definite keeper as well as this one last night and I actually added the other half bag of spinach from the soup and used a whole bag of pasta and it made a lot more and there was still enough sauce! Way to go!