Pasta 3 Ways

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Creamy Chicken Linguine

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces linguine
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups cooked chicken
  • 2 cups spinach
  • Chopped parsley, for garnish
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese, for garnish
  • Directions

    1) Cook linguine according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

    2) Heat oil in a large skillet. Add onions and garlic. Cook until softened.

    3) Stir in white wine, sundries tomatoes, salt, pepper and heavy cream. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and allow sauce to thicken.

    4) Stir in chicken, spinach and linguine, tossing until everything is fully coated.

    5) Garnish with parsley and Parmesan cheese, serve and enjoy!

    Cheddar Bacon Chicken Ranch Pasta

    Ingredients

  • FOR THE CHICKEN
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
  • FOR THE PASTA
  • 1 box penne pasta
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • Directions

    1) Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

    2) In a deep skillet over medium high heat, melt 1 tablespoon of butter. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook until chicken is cooked through. Add bacon to skillet and stir to combine. Remove from heat and set chicken and bacon aside.

    3) In the same skillet, make your sauce. Melt 1 tablespoon butter; whisk together with flour and ranch dressing mix. Gradually add milk, whisking constantly until combined. Simmer for 5 minutes.

    4) Add cheddar cheese and stir until cheese is completely melted. Stir in chopped parsley. Remove from heat.

    5) Add cooked pasta to cheese sauce, mixing until the pasta is fully coated. Add chicken and bacon. Stir to combine.

    6) Serve and enjoy!

    Spicy Tomato Linguine

    Ingredients

  • 8 ounces linguine
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chili flakes
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese, for serving
  • Directions

    1) Cook linguine according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

    2) Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add garlic, chili flakes and capers. Stir to combine. Cook for 2 minutes.

    3) Add white wine and bring to a light boil. Add tomatoes, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Cook for another 2 minutes.

    4) Toss in linguine noodles, making sure they’re fully coated.

    5) Garnish with Parmesan cheese, serve and enjoy!

    Tags: 3 ways, bacon, Chicken, dinner, linguine, pasta, recipes
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