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Chicken and Pasta with Garlic Sauce Recipe
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Chicken and Pasta with Garlic Sauce Recipe

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This creamy chicken and pasta medley is ready in minutes. “The recipe was given to me by a friend and my kids consider it a treat,“ relates Sharon Hamlin of Kirkville, New York.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • SAUCE:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • Hot cooked pasta

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil and butter over medium heat for 8-9 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Remove chicken and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute zucchini and onion for 4-5 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour and garlic until blended. Gradually add water and bouillon. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; add cream cheese. Stir until blended and heated through. Serve with chicken, vegetables and pasta. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken with Garlic Sauce in Simple & Delicious July/August 2006, p23

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.


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mgrobe User ID: 8188918 216304
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2014

"This dish is amazing! Though I would double the sauce."

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cbenne12 User ID: 7424916 110455
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2013

"Good, but not a "wow" dish."

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 163622
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2012

"I thought this was okay, but not great, a little too rich for my taste."

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traciesparks User ID: 6224035 88552
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2011

"This was the best recipe ever!! Love the garlic cream sauce!!!! Would make this dish again and again."

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yooperwannabe User ID: 1708467 156892
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2009

"This dish is PHENOMONAL!!!!!!! I used rotini pasta this time, but might use shrimp in place of the chicken and angel hair pasta w/ some mushrooms thrown in w/ the zucchini next time I make this. And believe me, there will be a next (. . . and a next, and a next, and a next. . . .) time!!!"

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bigmo9193 User ID: 1280561 163621
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2009

"Made with Oddles of Noodles recipe TOH Apr/May 2009. My family loves this recipe!"

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RachelE User ID: 1320859 155670
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2008

"Made with penne pasta, cut chicken up, and used carrot/pea mixture instead of veggies, and this was a huge hit!! My hubby's favorite meal, and I also made for a large group of people and many asked for the recipe."

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