Chicken and Penne in Creamy Garlic Sauce

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups uncooked penne pasta
4 tablespoons butter
1 garlic clove, minced
1/3 cup onion, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons flour
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup sour cream
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 cooked chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
Red pepper flakes, optional
Snow peas, handful, optional

Preparation

1
Bring a large pot of salted water (sea water salty!) to a boil.
2
Add penne and cook until al dente.
3
Meanwhile, melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook garlic and onions until onions have softened. Add flour and cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Season with salt and pepper.
4
Stir in broth, stirring frequently until sauce comes to simmer. Remove from heat.
5
Using an immersion hand blender blend until sauce is smooth. Stir in sour cream.
6
Drain pasta, transfer to a large serving bowl, and top with chicken. Pour sauce over pasta, toss in a handful of snow peas and red pepper flakes, and toss well.

 



Other Names:

Creamy Garlic Chicken and Penne

Yield:

4 servings

Added:

October 28, 2011

Creator:

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