Garlic Chicken Mushroom & Asparagus Pasta

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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces dry whole grain pasta
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to even thickness
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 pound asparagus spears, ends trimmed
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ⅓ cup shredded parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Add pasta to a large stock pot and cover noodles with water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil for 7-9 minutes until tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. Stir together flour, salt, and pepper. Dredge chicken breasts in the flour mixture to coat both sides.
  3. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook on both sides 4-5 minutes until chicken is cooked through and browned on the outside. Transfer chicken to a cutting board and slice into strips or 1-inch cubes.
  4. Chop asparagus into 2-inch pieces. Add remaining butter to skillet and melt over medium heat. Add garlic, mushrooms, and asparagus and stir over medium heat 4-6 minutes until mushrooms and asparagus are tender.
  5. Stir in pasta and chicken and stir until noodles are heated. Stir in parmesan cheese.

Enjoy!

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