Summer Chicken & Mushroom Pasta

Summer Chicken & Mushroom Pasta

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 8

    ounces packaged dried whole wheat or regular penne pasta

  • 12

    ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size strips

  • ¼

    teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 2

    tablespoons olive oil or cooking oil, divided

  • 3

    large cloves garlic, minced

  • 1

    medium onion, thinly sliced

  • ½

    cup chicken broth

  • ¼

    cup dry white wine

  • 1

    cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • ¼

    cup shredded basil leaves

  • 3

    tablespoons snipped fresh oregano

  • ¼

    cup shaved Parmesan cheese

  • teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Cook pasta in lightly salted boiling water according to package . Drain and return to saucepan, keep warm. Meanwhile, season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and garlic; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink. Remove from skillet, keep warm. Add remaining olive oil to skillet. Cook mushrooms and onion in hot olive oil until just tender; stirring occasionally. Carefully add chicken broth and white wine. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, about 2 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Remove skillet from heat. Add cooked pasta, cherry tomatoes, basil and oregano to mushroom mixture. Toss to coat. Transfer to a serving dish; sprinkle with shaved parmesan cheese and freshly ground pepper. Serve immediately.


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