Creamy chicken and vegetable pasta

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    35 min

    This pasta dish is easy to make and tastes fantastic. Spaghetti is tossed with chicken and vegetables in a creamy cheese sauce. Enjoy with a side salad and crusty bread, if desired.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 8 mini chicken fillets
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 50g fresh mushrooms, sliced
    • 1 red pepper, chopped
    • 1/2 yellow pepper, chopped
    • 225g spaghetti
    • 50g butter
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • 250ml chicken stock
    • 250ml single cream
    • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
    • ground black pepper to taste
    • 55g grated Gruyere cheese
    • 35g grated Parmesan cheese
    • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese for topping (optional)

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. In a large non-stick frying pan, saute the chicken. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the mushrooms, red pepper and yellow pepper; cook until vegetables are tender.
    2. Cook the spaghetti according to packet's instructions. Drain and set aside.
    3. In a large saucepan, melt the butter and blend in flour. Gradually stir in the chicken stock and single cream. Cook over medium low heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce begins to thicken. Add garlic salt and ground black pepper to taste. Blend in the Gruyere and Parmesan cheeses and continue heating, stirring constantly, until the cheeses melt.
    4. Stir in the chicken/vegetable mixture and heat thoroughly. Toss with the cooked pasta and top with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.
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    38

    I stumbled onto this recipe on accident when I was looking for a way to use up some half and half. By the third bite, my husband rated it A+! When I tell him it is on the menu he claps his hands! We use 4 chicken breasts instead of the tenderloins. It ends up having chicken in every bite. It is every bit as good the next day too.  -  20 Jun 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    37

    This really wasn't bad. It was good comfort food, but we also found it a little bland. I also think that a pasta dish doesn't need this much flour in the sauce, it was a little too much and the cheeses would have thickened it well enough. I recommend using more spices like garlic and perhaps a little mustard too, to make it more flavourful.  -  01 May 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    This was a great dish my girlfriend and i Love to eat this dish in the winter because it is so hearty.  -  17 Aug 2000  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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