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Chicken and Pasta

This dish comes together in 20-25 minutes for those days you are short on cooking time.


  • 2 large chicken boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced

  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. oil
  • 1/2 - 1 cup peas
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 8 oz. thin spaghetti


Cook spaghetti according to package directions, drain.

Meanwhile, over medium-high heat, add oil to a large frying pan. When oil is hot, saute chicken and onions until chicken is browned and cooked through. Add cooked pasta and the peas, toss with chicken and onions. Add heavy cream and bring to a boil for 3-4 minutes until cream thickens and clings to chicken/pasta mixture. Remove from heat and top with Parmesan cheese.

By LisaE2 from WI

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March 13, 20110 found this helpful

Yummm! This sounds very good & oh so easy. I, myself, though, would add a couple of cloves garlic, minced sauteed with the chicken & onions. Thanks

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March 10, 20110 found this helpful


  • 8 oz. dried bow tie pasta
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lbs. chicken breast cut into strips
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup oil packed sun dried tomatoes cut in strips
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese


Cook pasta. Meanwhile heat oil, add garlic. Cook for 30 sec. Add chicken, basil, and red pepper. Cook for about 4 min until chicken is browned. Add broth, dried tomatoes and white wine. Bring to boil reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 10min or until chicken is tender and no longer pink. Stir in whipping cream and cheese. Simmer for 2 more minutes. Stir pasta into chicken mixture. Heat though. Serve with additional cheese.


By Peggy

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