Monday, July 21, 2008

Chicken With Parmesan Noodles
Servings: 4 servings
Start to Finish: 20 minutes
1 9-oz. pkg. refrigerated angel hair pasta
4 large carrots, thinly sliced
2 Tbsp. butter
1-1/2 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/4 cup purchased basil pesto
1/4 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
Olive oil (optional)
Fresh basil (optional)
1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet cook carrots in 1 tablespoon melted butter over medium heat for 3 minutes.
Add chicken; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until no pink remains in chicken. Add pesto; toss to coat.
3. Drain pasta. Return to pan; toss with remaining butter.
Serve with chicken mixture.
Sprinkle pasta with Parmesan cheese and ground black pepper.
Drizzle with olive oil and top with basil.
Makes 4 servings.

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