Lemon Chicken and Date Pasta

Submitted by MelissaLynn A.

  • 1 lb Penne pasta
  • 2 Chicken cutlets
  • 3 chopped Garlic cloves
  • 1 cup Sunsweet Chopped Dates
  • 2 juiced Lemons
  • 3 tbls Olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp Red pepper flakes
  • 3 tbls roughly chopped Fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup Grated parmesan
  • To Taste Salt and pepper

Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, until al dente. Drain well. Reserve some of the pasta water.

Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat a large grill pan over medium high and add chicken. Grill until golden and completely cooked. Remove to a plate and slice.

Add the garlic and red pepper flakes to a saute pan with 3 tablespoons of olive oil and saute until fragrant. Add the cooked pasta and chopped dates and turn heat off. Mix all together.

Remove pasta to a large bowl. Add chicken to the warm pasta and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle in chopped parsley. Add the juice of 2 lemons and mix. Add in some pasta water to thicken broth to taste. Before serving top with Parmesan.

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