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Creamy Parmesan Chicken Spaghetti

Creamy Parmesan Chicken Spaghetti

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Our chefs just took pasta night to the next level: thanks to linguine, tomatoes, and chicken with Tuscan herbs, this recipe has all the Italian flair you could want and then some. The dish is accompanied by a sauce that has all the creamy goodness you want—it has cream cheese, Parmesan, and garlic herb butter for a trifecta of dairy deliciousness. So get ready: these tasty noodles are waiting to get twirled ‘round your fork.

Tags:Family friendlyQuick
Allergens:WheatMilk

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Total Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Ingredients
serving amount
2
4
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount
2
4

1 unit

Lemon

2 unit

Roma Tomato

1 tablespoon

Tuscan Heat Spice

6 ounce

Spaghetti

(ContainsWheat)

10 ounce

Chicken Breast Strips

2 tablespoon

Cream Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

2 tablespoon

Garlic Herb Butter

(ContainsMilk)

¼ cup

Parmesan Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

½ ounce

Basil

Not included in your delivery

1 teaspoon

Olive Oil

1 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil

1 tablespoon

Butter

(ContainsMilk)

Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3473 kJ
Calories830 kcal
Fat40 g
Saturated Fat20 g
Carbohydrate81 g
Sugar9 g
Dietary Fiber8 g
Protein46 g
Cholesterol160 mg
Sodium440 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Large Pot
Zester
Aluminum Foil
Baking Sheet
Strainer
Large Pan
Paper Towel
Whisk
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1

Adjust rack to top position and preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Wash and dry all produce. Zest and quarter lemon. Cut tomatoes into ½-inch-thick wedges.

2

Line a baking sheet with foil. Arrange tomato wedges on prepared sheet, skin sides down. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt, pepper, and 1 tsp Tuscan Heat Spice (you’ll use the rest later). Roast on top rack until softened and beginning to release their juices, 20-25 minutes.

3

Once tomatoes have roasted 10 minutes, add spaghetti to pot of boiling water. Cook until al dente, 9-11 minutes. Reserve ½ cup pasta cooking water (1 cup for 4 servings), then drain. Set spaghetti aside in strainer; keep pot handy for use in step 5.

4

Meanwhile, pat chicken dry with paper towels; season all over with salt, pepper, and remaining Tuscan Heat Spice. Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned and cooked through, 4-6 minutes. Turn off heat.

5

Melt 1 TBSP plain butter (2 TBSP for 4 servings) in pot used for spaghetti over medium-low heat. Whisk in lemon zest, cream cheese, and ⅓ cup reserved pasta cooking water (¾ cup for 4) until smooth. Stir in spaghetti, garlic herb butter, half the Parmesan (you’ll use the rest in the next step), and juice from half the lemon (whole lemon for 4). (TIP: If needed, add more reserved cooking water a splash at a time until pasta is coated in a creamy sauce.) Stir in chicken and season with salt and pepper.

6

Pick basil leaves from stems; roughly chop or tear leaves. Divide pasta between bowls and top with tomato wedges. Garnish with basil leaves and remaining Parmesan and serve.