Grilled Chicken & Pasta with Basil-Cream Sauce

What you need:

  • 8 oz. orechiette pasta
  • 1 lb. chicken fingers
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 4 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 4 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Directions:

  1. Cook pasta according to directions; drain. Set aside.
  2. Season chicken with dried basil, salt, pepper, and garlic. Grill. Set aside.
  3. Melt butter in a skillet. Add green onions and Italian seasoning. Saute for 5 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and saute for 1 more minute. Stir in tomatoes, 3 tbsp. fresh basil, cream, milk, and hot pepper flakes. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Whisk in Parmesan until melted.
  6. Serve pasta topped with chicken, then sauce, then a little more fresh basil.


Recipe from Fabulously Fun Food