Grilled Chicken Penne Alfredo
1 lb chicken
½ cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing
12 oz penne
½ cup butter, unsalted
1 tbsp garlic, chopped
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
⅔ cup heavy cream
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tbsp basil, fresh chopped
Marinate the chicken with the balsamic vinaigrette dressing. Grill the chicken until it is completely cooked.
Cut the chicken into strips.
Cook the pasta until al dente in a pot of boiling salted water. Then drain the pasta in a colander.
Melt the butter in a large thick bottom sauté pan.
Sauté the garlic until it is lightly browned.
Add the cooked pasta and toss to coat.
Add ½ of the cheese and the remaining ingredients.
Cook until the sauce is thick and all the ingredients are hot.
Garnish with the remaining cheese, and fresh chopped basil.