red pepper & goat cheese chicken alfredo

Course: pasta
Author: the cookie rookie
the delicious and savory meal is SO easy and your entire family will love it!
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup roasted red pepper i used a storebought jar...you can roast them yourself. see blog for link
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup heavy cream or 1/2 and 1/2
  • 1 cup garlic & herb goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 lb. linguine cooked to al dente
  • 1 - 2 teaspoon chopped parsley
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • saute garlic approximately 7 minutes until brown and tender
  • Pour in cream, goat cheese, salt & pepper.
  • Stir to melt the cheese and keep on low heat to continue to thicken.
  • add peppers to sauce and continue to stir. remove from heat.
  • pour sauce into food processor or use an immersion blender to blend up peppers (be sure to submerge the entire head of the immersion blender in the sauce...or you'll have a mess on your hands) :)
  • put the sauce back over low heat and add cooked chicken strips or shredded chicken. continue stirring.
  • add in parmesan cheese and stir some more
  • toss in cooked pasta and make sure its coated completely.
  • use salt, pepper to taste and garnish with parsley and more parmesan cheese if desired
  • enjoy!