Roasted Red Pepper-Feta Chicken with Pasta

Presented by Corinne Brown, The Fresh Expert


Ingredients

  • style="margin-left:0in;">4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, chopped
  • style="margin-left:0in;">1¼ tsp. kosher salt, divided
  • style="margin-left:0in;">½ tsp. black pepper
  • style="margin-left:0in;">1 cup diced yellow squash
  • style="margin-left:0in;">½ cup onion, diced
  • style="margin-left:0in;">2 cups farfalle pasta
  • style="margin-left:0in;">½ tbsp. minced parsley (garnish)

For the sauce

  • style="margin-left:0in;">2 roasted red bell peppers, roughly chopped
  • style="margin-left:0in;">3 tbsp. feta cheese crumbles
  • style="margin-left:0in;">1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • style="margin-left:0in;">3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • style="margin-left:0in;">¼ tsp. dried oregano
  • style="margin-left:0in;">½ cup heavy cream
  • style="margin-left:0in;">1 tsp. white vinegar
  • style="margin-left:0in;">¾ tsp. kosher salt
  • style="margin-left:0in;">¼ tsp. cracked black pepper

Instructions

  1. style="margin-left:0in;">Place chicken in the shielded colander of the Tupperware® Smart Multi-Cooker, season with ½ tsp. of the salt and pepper and set aside. In the shallow colander, combine squash and onions, season with ¼ tsp. of the salt and set aside.
  2. style="margin-left:0in;">In the base/water reservoir of the Smart Multi-Cooker, stir together remaining salt, pasta and water (filled to the ring indentation in the base). Microwave, uncovered, on high power 3 minutes. Remove from microwave.
  3. style="margin-left:0in;">Place shielded colander with chicken inside base (without removing pasta). Cover with shielded cover and microwave on high power 8 minutes.
  4. style="margin-left:0in;">While chicken begins to cook, make the sauce. In the base of the Power Chef® System fitted with the blade attachment, combine bell pepper, feta, tomato paste, garlic, oregano, cream, vinegar, salt and pepper. Cover and pull cord until pureed.
  5. style="margin-left:0in;">Transfer mixture to the 2-cup/500 mL Micro Pitcher. Microwave on high power 45 seconds. Stir and microwave 45 seconds more.
  6. style="margin-left:0in;">Remove Smart Multi-Cooker from microwave. Place shallow colander with vegetables on top of shielded colander. Cover with shielded cover and microwave on high power 3 minutes more. Remove from microwave. Transfer chicken and vegetables to a large bowl. Drain pasta using the shielded colander and transfer to bowl with chicken and vegetables; set aside.

Yield:  4 servings
Serving Size:  1 thigh + 2 cups pasta