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Tuscan Grilled Chicken Pasta

This classic Italian dish combines tender grilled chicken, al dente pasta, and a rich sauce that’s full of herbs, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and cheese. 

  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Ingredients

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  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup of chicken broth 
  • 1/2 cup of shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup of shredded Asiago cheese 
  • 1/3 cup of chopped sun-dried tomatoes 
  • 12 ounces of bow tie pasta 
  • 10 ounces of fresh spinach 
  • 2 tablespoons of minced garlic 
  • 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter 
  • 2 tablespoons of flour 
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of dried thyme 
  • 1 teaspoon of dried parlsey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes 

Instructions

  1. Season your chicken thighs with salt, pepper and garlic powder on both sides. 
  2. Grill them on high heat, flipping back and forth until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.
  3. Once the chicken is done, remove from the grill and set aside. 
  4. Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil and add your bow tie pasta until it is your preferred doneness. Follow the instructions on the box of pasta for recommended times. 
  5. Heat up a medium-sized pan on medium heat and melt butter, then add minced garlic and chopped sun dried tomatoes. 
  6. After a minute of cooking the garlic and sun dried tomatoes, add in your chicken broth, heavy cream, Parmesan Cheese, Asiago cheese and seasonings. 
  7. Reduce the heat to low and continue to stir until sauce has reaches a light simmer. Then, stir in flour to help thicken the sauce further. 
  8. Add your bow tie pasta into the pan and stir to combine. 
  9. Then add spinach and wait a few minutes until it starts to wilt from the heat and stir to combine. 
  10. Plate the pasta mix and serve with sliced chicken on top. 
  11. Spoon some extra sauce onto the top of the chicken and sprinkle with shredded Parmesan Cheese. 
  • Author: Jordan Hanger
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: Tuscan Chicken, Pasta, Grilled chicken pasta