1/2 pound your favorite shape pasta, cooked 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in bite-sized pieces Salt and black pepper to taste 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium onion, chopped 1 (14.5 ounce) can Italian seasoned diced tomatoes, drained 2 teaspoons dried basil 1 cup chicken broth 1 cup fat free half-and-half 2 cup parmesan cheese, divided
Heat oven to 350 degrees
Spray a 13 x 9-inch baking dish with no-stick cooking spray; place cooked pasta in the pan and set aside.
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper; add to pan. Saute for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned; transfer chicken pieces to baking dish with pasta.
In the same skillet, combine the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil with the butter; add the garlic and onion, saute 2 minutes.
Stir in tomatoes, basil and chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
Stir in the half and half and 1 cup parmesan cheese. . Pour tomato mixture over the pasta and chicken. Sprinkle with remaining parmesan cheese.
Bake, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until bubbling and golden brown.
10/4/11 8:11 A
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