Creamy Sun-dried Penne Pasta

Ingredients

  • 8 oz penne pasta
  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 lb chicken, cubed into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 7-oz jar sun dried tomatoes, drained
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups 2 % milk
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • Chopped fresh basil

Cooking Process

  1. In a small bowl, stir together black pepper, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne pepper.
  2. Season chicken with the seasoning.
  3. Cook pasta according to the instructions on the package. Drain and set aside. In a large skillet, heat coconut oil over medium-heat.
  4. Add chicken and cook until browned and cooked through, approximately 5-6 minutes.
  5. Add tomatoes and garlic, cooking until fragrant, approximately 3-4 minutes.
  6. Add 2 cups milk, broth and both cheeses. Simmer for approximately 10 minutes.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch with remaining 2 tbsp milk.
  8. Add slurry to the skillet and continue to cook until thickened, approximately 5 minutes.
  9. Stir in drained pasta. Top with chopped fresh basil .
  10. Serve immediately.

Creamy Sun-dried Penne Pasta

Bon Apetite!

 

Creamy Sun-dried Penne Pasta