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CREAMY CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI BOW TIES
Contributed by: Kara Carter-Hundley
2 TBS margarine
1/2 lb. chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, cut into strips
2 cups fresh broccoli florets
1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 cup chicken broth
1/2 sp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. pepper
3 oz. cream cheese or vegan cream cheese, softened
6 oz. bowtie pasta, cooked and drained
In a large skillet, melt margarine over medium heat. Add chicken. Stirring frequently, cook 3 minutes or until chicken is white. Remove chicken.
Add broccoli, red pepper, chicken broth, garlic powder and pepper. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until broccoli is tender, 5 to 7 minutes.
Return chicken to skillet; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat. Stir in cream cheese until smooth. Add bow ties; toss to coat.
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)