Rigatoni with Chicken and Three Pepper Sauce
This is a wonderful pasta dish. If you are craving an Italian dish that will hit the spot… this is it! This also make a nice old world romantic dinner for two. Just add a salad, a little wine, light the candles, and Enjoy!
Preparation time: 10 min.
Cooking time: 15 min.
1/2 lb. rigatoni or other tube pasta, uncooked
2 Tbs. olive oil
1/2 medium onion, chopped
1/2 large green bell pepper, julienned
1/2 large red bell pepper, julienned
1/2 large yellow bell pepper, julienned
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tomato, chopped
1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth
2 Tbs. fresh parsley, minced
1/4 tsp. dried basil
1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper
1 Tbs. lemon juice
2 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, halved and cooked (on sale!)
Cook the rigatoni according to package directions, without adding salt, drain and set aside. In a large skillet, over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the onion, peppers and garlic and sauté for 6 minutes. Add the tomatoes, chicken broth, parsley, basil, crushed red pepper and salt and pepper to taste. Add the lemon juice. Add chicken to the skillet and cook chicken in sauce over low heat just until chicken is warmed in the sauce. Arrange the cooked rigatoni on a serving platter. Spoon chicken and pepper sauce over rigatoni and serve.