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Marsala Chicken pasta bake

A creamy tomato sauce flavoured with Marsala tossed through pasta with chicken and bocconcini then baked til bowned. This recipe will feed 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 x 500 g packet penne or any short pasta

  • .5 BBQ chicken - shredded

  • 3 T butter

  • 1 clove garlic - crushed

  • .5 cup Marsala

  • 250 g sliced mushrooms

  • 125 g diced bacon

  • 2 T cornflour

  • .5 cup milk

  • .5 cup chicken stock

  • 1 x 600 ml cream

  • 1 x jar stir through sauce*

  • 3 T Worcestershire sauce

  • Salt and Pepper

  • .5 cup grated parmesan cheese

  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese

  • 2 t oregano

  • 2 t tomato paste

  • 1 tub cherry bocconcini

  • paprika

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180 C

  • 2.

    Cook pasta according to directions on pack and put into a large baking dish.

  • 3.

    Stir chicken through cooked pasta.

  • 4.

    In a medium saucepan over med/high heat, saute the garlic in the butter.

  • 5.

    Add the Marsala and cook for about a minute til it's a bit syrupy.

  • 6.

    Add the mushrooms and the bacon and cook for 3-5 mins.

  • 7.

    Sprinkle the cornflour over and stir through.

  • 8.

    Reduce heat to medium.

  • 9.

    Add the rest of the ingredients except the bocconcini and paprika and cook for 2 minutes.

  • 10.

    Pour over pasta and mix through.

  • 11.

    Dot the bocconcini through the dish and sprinkle over with paprika.

  • 12.

    Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.

Notes

*A stir through sauce has the necessary concentrated flavour to balance this sauce. I use Leggo's Sundried Tomato and Roasted Garlic

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