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Chicken and Mushroom Cream Pasta with shallots and shiitake mushrooms in a creamy sauce topped with Parmesan cheese that's guilt free!

Chicken and Mushroom Cream Pasta

Chicken and Mushroom Cream Pasta with shallots and shiitake mushrooms in a creamy sauce topped with Parmesan cheese that's guilt free!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 423 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked penne pasta
  • 16 ounces chicken breast boneless and skinless
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons canola oil divided
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 2 cups shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 1 cup chicken broth fat free
  • 1 tablespoon chicken base*
  • 1/4 cup nonfat half and half**
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons parsley minced
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan

Instructions

  1. Cook the penne according to the directions on the box and drain.
  2. Cut the chicken breast into 1" chunks and season them with salt and pepper.
  3. To a large skillet add one teaspoon of canola oil on medium high heat.
  4. Add in the chicken and cook until just cooked through, no need to brown the pieces.
  5. Add in the shallots and mushrooms with the remaining half teaspoon of canola oil.
  6. Cook until the shallots are translucent and the mushrooms are still firm but softened a little.
  7. Add in the white wine, chicken broth and chicken base and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the liquid is bubbling.
  8. Add in the pasta, fat free half and half and cornstarch and stir together.
  9. Cook for a few minutes until the sauce thickens a little.
  10. Toss with parsley and garnish with parmesan cheese.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Mushroom Cream Pasta
Amount Per Serving (1 /4th recipe)
Calories 423 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 2.8g 14%
Cholesterol 126mg 42%
Sodium 837mg 35%
Total Carbohydrates 45.4g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
Sugars 4.1g
Protein 36.2g 72%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.