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Chicken 'n Fresh Mozzarella Pasta

Chicken 'n Fresh Mozzarella Pasta
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 7
Looking for a fast Italian meal? Toss grilled chicken breasts with penne pasta, tomatoes and two cheeses, and dinner's served in 35 minutes!
September 8, 2011

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 1/4 cups uncooked penne pasta (8 oz)
  • 1 pint (2 cups) grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

Steps

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of the oil, the Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Brush on both sides of chicken.
  • 2
    Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 12 to 15 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Remove chicken from grill to cutting board; cover to keep warm.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta as directed on package. In large bowl, toss pasta and remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Cut chicken into thin strips. Add chicken and remaining ingredients to pasta; toss to combine.

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