Lemon Chicken Pasta Recipe
Flavorful Lemon Chicken Pasta is covered in a delicious sauce made from lemons, whipping cream, cheeses, and fresh basil.
- 4 chicken breasts grilled and sliced
- 1 lb penne cooked
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1-2 whole lemons (depending on how much lemon you want in it - I use only 1)
- 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 cup Half and Half
- 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese grated
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves chopped
Cook pasta as directed on box. Reserve one cup water, set pasta aside.
In same pot, melt butter over medium heat. Squeeze in juice of lemon(s) and whisk together.
Pour half & half and cream together and whisk until hot. Dump in cheese and whisk until melted. Add salt pepper to taste.
Check consistency and add hot pasta water until you reach your desired thickness. Stir in half of your basil.
Pour pasta and sauce into a large bowl. Add chicken, sprinkle remaining basil on top. ENJOY with some garlic bread. Yum!
Serving: 4gCalories: 1003kcalCarbohydrates: 87gProtein: 69gFat: 41gSaturated Fat: 22gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 250mgSodium: 594mgPotassium: 1166mgFiber: 4gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 1388IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 237mgIron: 3mg