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Sunday, April 14, 2013

Creamy Sun-dried Tomato and Chicken Pasta

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So the blog has been quiet for a while, we had an awesome vacation with my husband's family, and it was nice to unplug and just enjoy spending time together.
I haven't done a recipe post in a while, so when I came up with this yummy-ness a couple of weeks ago I just had to share it with all of you!
The orginal recipe I found is just the chicken with the sauce, but I decided to change up how it's made and add the noodles.
I LOVE how this dish turned out.
It's so good :)
(I was talking to my mom the other day, and I realized this recipe can be Gluten-free!
Just make sure you use a package of Gluten-free noodles, and you're good to go) :)

(Makes 4 servings)
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 Tbsp butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 c. chicken broth
3/4 c. heavy whipping cream
1/3 c. sun-dried tomatoes, chopped (I buy the packaged ones without the oil)
1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 tsp. basil
1 lb. Penne noodles (Make sure to use Gluten-free noodles if you need to go that route)

1. In a large pot, bring water to boil and pour in noodles. Cook according to directions on the box.
(If you want the dinner to be gluten-free just make sure to use GF Noodles).
2. While the noodles are cooking filet chicken breasts open (to make them thinner). Season chicken lightly with salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic salt. Cook chicken in a skillet with a small amount of oil over medium heat until it's no longer pink. about 5-7 min on each side.
3. Take chicken out of the skillet and set aside. Add butter and minced garlic and saute for about 30 seconds. Add chicken broth and turn the heat up to medium-high. Bring chicken broth to a slight boil. Stir in cream and sun-dried tomatoes and boil for 1 minute.
4. Reduce heat and add Parmesan cheese, basil, salt, and pepper. Cook for about 2 more minutes.
5. Slice the chicken into bite-sized pieces, then add chicken and cooked noodles to the sauce and stir to mix it all together.
6. Enjoy!!


  1. Wow, that looks good! I bookmarked it to try soon. I think it might even be a nice meal to put in the freezer! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Hi Michelle! This looks so delicious. I love pasta dishes...can't eat too much though! Thanks so much for sharing...have a blessed week!

    1. Thank you. I know, I would eat it all the time if I could :)

  3. Great post. A friend recommended your blog. I will be back for sure!

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  4. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week; I hope you’ll join us again!

    Kathy Shea Mormino

    The Chicken Chick

  5. Sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing at Give Me the Goods Monday! Hope you party with us again next week!


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