Chicken with Pasta Cakes
Servings Prep Time
4people 5minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 5minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Instructions
  1. Heat large covered saucepot of salted water to boiling over high heat. Add pasta; heat to boiling. Cook 4 minutes; drain. Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, heat pasta sauce to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  2. In large nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat until very hot but not smoking. Drop about 1 cup pasta in skillet; flatten slightly to form pasta cake. Cook 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown, turning once and pressing pasta cakes
  3. In small microwave-safe bowl, heat asparagus and water in microwave oven on high 1 minute 30 seconds or until asparagus is tender; drain. If necessary, place chicken in same skillet after pasta cakes are done to heat through.
  4. Place 1 pasta cake in center of each of 4 pasta bowls. Serve chicken and asparagus next to pasta cakes. Spoon sauce over and around pasta cakes and chicken. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and basil, if desired.