Chicken Mushroom Pasta from the Public Health Cookbook by the Seattle & King County Department of Public Health—public domain government resource
- Cook Time: 40 minutes
- Serves: 6
- 2⅔ cups dried rigatoni pasta (or other similar tube-shaped pasta)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 12 ounces skinless and boneless chicken cut into bite-sized pieces
- 3 cloves garlic, smashed and minced
- 3 cups white button mushrooms, sliced
- 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
- ½ cup low sodium chicken broth
- ¼ cup dry white wine (or chicken broth)
- 1 cup tomatoes, chopped
- ¼ cup fresh basil, shredded
- 1 tablespoon dried oregano
- ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
- Cook pasta according to package instructions, drain and set aside.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
- Sprinkle the salt and ⅛ teaspoon of the black pepper on chicken then cook for about 5 minutes or until center of chicken is no longer pink.
- Remove chicken from skillet and keep warm.
- Add remainder oil to skillet then add garlic, mushrooms and onions.
- Stirfry until until onions are just tender.
- Pour in broth and wine then bring to boiling.
- Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered until liquid is reduced to about half, stirring occasionally (about 5–10 minutes).
- Remove skillet from heat and add the pasta, cooked chicken, tomatoes, basil and oregano.
- Toss to coat evenly.
- Serve on a platter sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.