Garlic Chicken Penne

  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 box Barilla penne
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 rotisserie chickens (5 cups cooked & shredded)
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Light, the refreshing fare for a perfect weekday meal.
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, sauté the garlic in the olive oil for 1-2 minutes or until it's a light yellow color.
  3. Sauté shredded chicken in skillet for 1 minute.
  4. Cook the pasta according to the directions; add 1 cup of the cooking water to the chicken and bring to a simmer.
  5. Drain the pasta and add it to the skillet with the chicken sauce; add the lemon juice and cook for approximately 2-3 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat and fold in the cheese and parsley.
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