October 30, 2010

Pasta with Chicken, Tomatoes and Peas

1 package ground chicken
4 -6 roma or plum tomatoes chopped, placed in a bowl with a little olive oil and parsley
1 cup frozen peas
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
1/2 cup of olive oil
1/2 to 1 cup of chicken stock or broth
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons butter
1 pound box of any shaped pasta you like

prepare the pasta according to package directions, saving 1 cup of pasta water before draining pasta

put the olive oil in a pan and add the garlic and saute for a few minutes
add the ground chicken breaking it up as it cooks
once the chicken is cooked add the tomatoes with some of the chicken stock and saute the tomatoes
add the peas
make a well in the middle of the pan, add the butter letting it melt then whisk the flour cooking a little,  then stir everything together, the sauce will thicken..you can add more stock as needed to make more sauce or the reserved pasta water.

place the pasta in a serving bowl and top with the chicken mixture.


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