Creamy Basil Chicken

Creamy Basil Chicken

Enjoy dinner cooked with chicken, pasta and Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ basil cooking sauce – a flavorful meal.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2 2/3
cups uncooked penne pasta (8 oz)
1/2
cup Italian dressing
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts, flattened slightly
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4
cup white wine
1
can (18 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy Parmesan basil cooking sauce
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. In resealable food-storage plastic bag, place dressing and chicken. Seal bag; refrigerate 15 minutes.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil over medium-low heat. Cook garlic in oil 1 to 2 minutes or until garlic just starts to brown. Drain chicken, discarding dressing. Add chicken to skillet. Cook chicken 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Stir in wine; cook until most of the wine has evaporated. Stir in cooking sauce, basil, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture starts to thicken.
  3. Serve over pasta. Top with Parmesan cheese.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Grilled chicken breasts can be used instead.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 630
    • (Calories from Fat 230),
  • Total Fat 26g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 1650mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 58g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 41g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1/2 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.