Colorful Chicken Linguine


Colorful Chicken Linguine - Finding Joy in My Kitchen* 


16 oz whole wheat linguine pasta

1 chicken breast, cooked and shredded {or, diced}

1 T olive oil

2 medium carrots, julienned

3 medium bell peppers (a variety), julienned or diced

8oz fresh mushrooms, sliced

1 bag broccoli florets

1 T corn starch

2 C chicken broth

1/4 tsp. thyme

3 T sour cream

1/2 C Parmesan cheese, grated


Begin by boiling the pasta according to the directions on the box.  Remove from heat and drain the pasta when done.  


Meanwhile, saute the carrots, and mushrooms in the olive oil over medium heat for about 5 minutes.  


Add in the peppers, broccoli and shredded or diced cooked chicken.  


Mix together the corn starch, broth, and thyme.  Add to the cooking veggies.  


Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. 


Remove from the heat and stir in the sour cream.  


Sprinkle with cheese and stir the cheese into the veggie mixture.  


Combine the pasta and veggie mixture together in a large bowl, stirring well to combine.  


Serve warm.   


*Adapted from Food, Family and Fun!