Spicy Chicken Pasta

Spicy Chicken Pasta - A clean eating meal that is super quick, easy and wonderfully delicious! #HealthyRecipes #RealFood

 

Spicy Chicken Pasta - A clean eating meal that is super quick, easy and wonderfully delicious! #HealthyRecipes #RealFood

 

Some dear friends of ours made this for us when they invited us over for dinner years ago. It was sooo tasty and so quick to whip up that we have made it a million times since. The flavor of the basil and marjoram sautéed with the onions and garlic really just sends it over the roof! We really weren’t used to adding much spice to our dishes so when they served it up with lots of cayenne our eyes started to sting a little but we were in love! Now the cayenne is one of our favorite parts!

We decided to change it up a little by grilling the chicken and we always have fresh basil on hand so we added that too. So yum!

Spicy Chicken Pasta

Ingredients

Directions

Sauté onions and garlic in ¼ cup butter in a large pan (we use this one for great flavor). In a separate pan (we love this one) add remaining butter and sliced chicken. Season with salt and pepper and cook on both sides. When the onion and garlic are golden, stir in marjoram and basil. Continue to sauté for a few minutes. Add tomatoes and tomato paste to onion and garlic mixture. Simmer to thicken. When thick splash in your cream, add pasta, salt, pepper and cayenne to taste. This is supposed to be a spicy dish however add enough cayenne for your families comfort. Top your pasta with chicken slices and Parmesan cheese as a garnish.

If you are a basil fan you won’t want to miss our Creamy Basil Veggie Pasta, Golden Balsamic Bruschetta and our Chicken Pesto Panini.

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4 Comment

  1. Yum love chicken and pasta. Thanks for sharing.

    Simon

    1. Easy Peasy Life Matters Easy Peasy Life Matters says: Reply

      Thanks so much for stopping by! 🙂

  2. We will just love your awesome Spicy Chicken Pasta. Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a wonderful day.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

    1. Easy Peasy Life Matters Easy Peasy Life Matters says: Reply

      Can’t go wrong with pasta right? LoL Thanks so much for stopping by! 🙂

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