3 Cheese Chicken Cavatappi
3 Cheese Chicken Cavatappi will have your family feeling like they are eating at a restaurant. Creamy, cheesy pasta topped with grilled chicken and bruschetta. It will be a family favorite!
Servings: 4 Servings
- 2 to 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup Italian salad dressing
- 4 roma tomatoes diced
- 1/4 cup freshly chopped basil
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 pound cavatappi pasta
- 1/2 cup butter
- 4 cloves crushed garlic
- 2 cups heavy cream can substitute half and half
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
- 1/2 cup grated parmesan
- 1/2 cup shredded provolone
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
Place chicken breasts into a resealable plastic bag. Pour salad dressing over chicken. Seal and marinate for 1 to 2 hours.
In a small mixing bowl, combine tomatoes, basil and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Toss together and set bruschetta aside.
Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
Cook chicken breasts in a heavy skillet over medium heat until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees, flipping halfway through. Rest 5 minutes and then slice.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a saucepan. Add in garlic and saute 1-2 minutes. Pour in heavy cream and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and stir in mozzarella, parmesan, provolone, salt and white pepper until cheese is completely melted and creamy. Stir in cooked pasta.
Serve pasta hot topped with sliced chicken and sprinkle with bruschetta.
Calories: 1593kcal | Carbohydrates: 99g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 108g | Saturated Fat: 53g | Cholesterol: 329mg | Sodium: 1541mg | Potassium: 1017mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 3380IU | Vitamin C: 11.7mg | Calcium: 467mg | Iron: 2.6mg