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Chicken Pasta Toss

 Chicken Pasta Toss
Flavored with herbs and seasoning, Chicken Pasta Toss will satisfy any family member’s appetite. And the rich and creamy sauce takes minimal effort. Margaret Penaflor of Thornton, Colorado shares the recipe.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon each onion powder, rubbed sage, white pepper and black pepper
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • skillet, saute the chicken, onions and seasonings, uncovered, for
  • 3-5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1
  • minute longer.
  • Stir in cream. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for
  • 4-5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Drain spaghetti; add to
  • chicken mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley.
  • Yield: 4 servings.

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Chicken Pasta Toss (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1-1/2 cups equals 658 calories, 34 g fat (20 g saturated fat), 151 mg cholesterol, 889 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 32 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.