Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Pasta with Chicken

Rich saucy noodles coated with finely chopped bits of sun dried tomatoes that flood the taste with the haunting elegance of basil and creamy flavorful chicken that is more satisfying with each bite. A hearty simple to create and affordable meal that is simply divine. Enjoy this as a side or a main dish and serve with a salad to add a bit of sophistication to your next eating experience. This recipe locks in the flavor of the chicken and adds the perfect balance of savory seasonings that feature an eye appeal that can not be over looked. 

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Ingredients

Follow the instructions on the package for pasta cook time (al dente). Then reserve about ½ cup of the pasta water.

Chop the chicken into chunks. Heat a pan to medium-high; add oil, meat, salt, pepper, onion powder, paprika and cook for 5-8 minutes or until nearly fully cooked.

Add garlic, sun dried tomatoes and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.

Add heavy whipping cream, basil, parsley, red pepper flakes and mix.

Add cheese, continue to mix until it has completely melted.

Add cooked pasta and mix until well coated with sauce.

Slowly pour in the pasta water and continue to mix (add more water if the sauce is too thick).

Season with salt & pepper as needed. Remove from heat source and [Optional:] sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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Sun Dried Tomatoes with Chicken and Pasta

Cheesy rich and delicious tender pasta and chicken featuring tasty sun dried tomatoes.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb chicken thighs or breast
  • 8 oz caserecce pasta or any pasta
  • 4 oz sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup heavy cream or half & half
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup reserved pasta water
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 4 garlic cloves minced

Instructions
 

  • Follow the instructions on the package for pasta cook time (al dente). Then reserve about ½ cup of the pasta water.
  • Chop the chicken into chunks. Heat a pan to medium-high; add oil, meat, salt, pepper, onion powder, paprika and cook for 5-8 minutes or until nearly fully cooked. Add garlic, sun dried tomatoes and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until fragrant. Add heavy whipping cream, basil, parsley, red pepper flakes and mix. Add cheese, continue to mix until it has completely melted.
  • Add cooked pasta and mix until well coated with sauce. Slowly pour in the pasta water and continue to mix (add more water if the sauce is too thick). Season with salt & pepper as needed. Remove from heat source and [Optional]: sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Serve immediately and enjoy!

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