20 Minute Tuscan Chicken Pasta

November 30, 2019 • 0 comments

20 Minute Tuscan Chicken Pasta
This is a great 20 minute meal, good use of leftover chicken, and a great freezer meal! Double the recipe on a weeknight for a fast meal plus some for the freezer Recipe courtesy - https://www.sixsistersstuff.com/recipe/20-minute-tuscan-pasta-freezer-meal/
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  • Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

  • (1 cup shredded or cubed cooked chicken) Whole Chicken
  • (16 oz Box) Bow Tie Pasta
  • (4 TBS) Butter
  • (4 cloves minced) Garlic
  • (1/2 TBS dried) Basil
  • (8oz) Cream Cheese
  • (8oz) Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • (2 Cups) Milk
  • (8 oz) Parmesan Cheese
  • (1/2 tsp) Salt

Directions

- Cook Pasta

- While pasta is cooking, melt the butter in a medium size pot.  Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes, stirring so the butter and garlic don't burn.  Stir in the basil.  Add the cream cheese and whisk constantly until smooth, about 2-3 minutes.  Stir in the sun-dried tomatoes

- Keep cooking over medium heat while adding the milk and whisking until blended into the sauce.  Stir in parmesan, salt & pepper.  Continue to cook until sauce is desired consistency, 5-10 min.  Stir in chicken.

- Serve over hot pasta.  If you are freezing this, one recipe makes two 9x9 tins.  Bake at 350* for approx 40 minutes if frozen or approx 30 if thawed.

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