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This recipe for sun dried tomato pasta is penne pasta with sauteed chicken and spinach, tossed in a creamy garlic sauce. An easy dinner that the whole family will love!
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Sun Dried Tomato Pasta with Chicken

This recipe for sun dried tomato pasta is penne pasta with sauteed chicken and spinach, tossed in a creamy garlic sauce. An easy dinner that the whole family will love!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword chicken pasta, sun dried tomato pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 751kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces penne pasta
  • 1 pound of boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons flour
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup oil packed sun dried tomatoes drained
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil; prepare pasta according to package directions.
  • In a large pan, heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the chicken and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned and just cooked through.Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add the flour to the pan and stir to coat the chicken. Cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add the broth to the pan and bring to a simmer. Add the heavy cream and cook until just thickened, 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in the parmesan cheese, sun dried tomatoes and spinach and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Drain the pasta and pour it into the pan with the chicken mixture. Stir to coat the pasta in the sauce and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 751kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g