Ed's Leftover Chicken and Roasted Garlic Pasta

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Penny Stettinius

Leftovers do not need to be boring. Roast some garlic, boil some pasta and have some fun! Great with an Edna Valley Chardonnay, and a mixed green salad with a balsamic vinaigrette.

Top Review by akbarnetts

This recipe was delicious, especially when made with leftover mesquite, charcoal grilled chicken. I would make a few tweaks, however. I would add the cooked chicken toward the end (with the cream) or with the spinach (at the end). Adding the chicken before the chicken stock caused the chicken to become overcooked and dry. My husband also suggested tossing the pasta with the sauce at the end just to help coat the pasta with the sauce flavors.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. heat butter in a large skillet and add shallots.
  2. Saute shallots about 1 minutes and squeeze out the garlic cloves into the mixture and add the chicken.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add chicken broth and reduce by 1/2.
  5. Add the cream and reduce by 1/4, then add the spinach and cook at a low simmer until the sauce coats the back of a spoon.
  6. Serve over pasta.

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