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Farfalle with Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Oxmoor House
Hands-On time 15 mins
Total time 30 mins
Yield Serves 8 (serving size: about 1 cup)
If you have leftover chicken, put it to use in this pasta recipe. Feel free to add anything you have that sounds good to you.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked farfalle (bow tie pasta)
  • 2 tablespoons oil from sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil
  • 1 3/4 cups vertically sliced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (8-ounce) package presliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken breast
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, diced
  • 1.3 ounces grated fresh Parmesan cheese (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 230
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 6.5 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • monofat 3.4 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 17.4 g
  • carbohydrate 25.7 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • cholesterol 33 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 209 mg
  • calcium 59 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

  2. While pasta cooks, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add sun-dried tomato oil; swirl to coat. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add red pepper and garlic; cook 1 minute. Add mushrooms, salt, and black pepper; sauté 4 minutes. Stir in lemon juice. Stir in pasta, chicken, and tomatoes. Reduce heat to low; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently. Add cheese and basil; toss gently.

  3. Kids Can Help: Teaching kids how to gather all their ingredients together before cooking is a great way to set good habits. They can collect everything while you start the pasta water.

Cook's Notes

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