Chicken Mozzarella Pasta
Chicken Mozzarella Pasta

Hello everybody, it is Drew, welcome to our recipe site. Today, I’m gonna show you how to make a special dish, chicken mozzarella pasta. One of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I am going to make it a bit unique. This will be really delicious.

Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. One of my favorite, easiest pastas on the planet.

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To begin with this particular recipe, we have to prepare a few components. You can have chicken mozzarella pasta using 16 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

The ingredients needed to make Chicken Mozzarella Pasta:
  1. Prepare Sauce:
  2. Take 1 tbsp. olive oil
  3. Get 1 large zucchini, thinly sliced
  4. Take 1/2 yellow onion, finely diced
  5. Take 3 cloves garlic, minced
  6. Prepare 1 can (28 oz.) unsalted crushed tomatoes
  7. Make ready 1 tsp. each sugar, dried basil
  8. Get 1/2 tsp. each salt, pepper
  9. Make ready 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
  10. Prepare 2 heaping cups chopped spinach
  11. Take Pasta:
  12. Take 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided
  13. Take 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
  14. Prepare 1 lb. Penne pasta
  15. Prepare 1/4 cup shaved parmesan cheese
  16. Make ready 8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into bite sized cubes

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Steps to make Chicken Mozzarella Pasta:
  1. Start by cooking the zucchini and getting the sauce ready. In a large pot, heat the olive oil. Cook the zucchini coins until they are just tender, then remove them to a plate and set them aside. If needed, add a bit more oil to the pot, then add the onion with a pinch of salt and cook, stirring often, until they have softened up. Stir in the garlic and cook another minute or so, until fragrant. Then pour in the crushed tomatoes and stir in the sugar and seasonings.
  2. Once the sauce begins to simmer, lower the heat and let it bubble gently. Heat a large pot of salted water over high heat. Once it boils, cook the penne pasta according to the package directions. Once the pasta is done, drain it, then return it to the pot and toss lightly with 1 tbsp of olive oil. Sprinkle the shaved parmesan over the pasta and set it aside.
  3. While your waiting on the pasta water to come to a boil, start the chicken. In a large, deep skillet, heat the remaining 1 tbsp of olive oil over med-high heat. Once it's hot, add the chicken to the skillet and season it with salt and pepper. Cook until it's all browned and completely cooked through. Then place your chicken over top of the pasta.
  4. Last, stir the spinach into the simmering sauce. Once it wilts down, stir the zucchini and mozzarella cheese cubes into it. Stir gently until the mozzarella begins to soften. Before it completely melts, remove the sauce from the heat and pour it over top of the chicken and pasta. Then serve.

Delicious chicken and so quick and easy. I used chicken tenders to cut down on the cooking time, I I used low fat cheese and cut the chicken breasts in half for smaller servings. Tender pasta dough filled with White Meat From Chicken Raised Without Antibiotics, Parmesan, and Low Moisture Part Skim Mozzarella Cheeses (Made from Cow's Milk Not Treated with rbST*), with a. Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Parmesan with so much cheese. Reduce heat to low and pour in the pasta sauce.

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