Friday, November 30, 2007

Chicken Alfredo

This recipe is great! I searched a long time for good chicken alfredo recipe and I absolutely love this one!

6 oz dried bow tie pasta (1/2 bag)
2 Tbs. olive oil or butter
½ lb chicken tenders or boneless skinless chicken breasts (app 2) cut in strips
2 green onions, chopped
1 Tbs. Butter
1 Tbs fresh or 1 tsp dried thyme
½ Tbs garlic powder
2 Cups Heavy Cream (sm container)
¾ c grated Parmesan or Roman cheese
½ tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
1/8 cup toasted pine nuts (optional)

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside. In a large skillet heat olive oil or butter over medium heat. Add chicken and stir-fry about 5 minutes or unitl cooked through. In a separate pan sauté green onions in 1 tablespoon butter until tender. Add thyme, and sautéed onion to chicken. Add garlic powder, cream, cheese, salt and pepper. Simmer about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken in cooked and tender. Serve over pasta. Top with pine nuts. Makes 4 servings.

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