*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       Pasta with Chicken and Squash
 
 Recipe By     : Taste of Home, June/July, 1997
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian                          Luncheon
                 Main Dishes                      Poultry
                 Taste Of Home
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   16      ounces        spiral pasta
    2      cups          whipping cream
    1      tablespoon    butter or margarine
    8      ounces        Mexican cheese blend or cheddar cheese -- shredded
    1      small         onion -- chopped
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
    5      tablespoons   olive oil or vegetable oil, divided
    2      medium        zucchini -- julienned
    2      medium        yellow summer squash -- julienned
    1 1/4  teaspoons     salt, divided
      1/8  teaspoon      pepper
    1      pound         boneless skinless chicken breast halves -- julienned
      1/4  teaspoon      dried basil
      1/4  teaspoon      dried marjoram
      1/4  teaspoon      dried savory
      1/4  teaspoon      dried rosemary -- crushed
      1/8  teaspoon      rubbed sage
 
 Cook pasta according to package directions.  Meanwhile, heat cream and butter
 in a large saucepan until butter melts.  Add cheese; cook and stir until
 melted.  Rinse and drain pasta; add to cheese mixture.  Cover and keep warm.
  In a skillet over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in 3 tablespoons oil
 until onion is tender.  Add squash; cook until tender.  Add 1 teaspoon salt
 and pepper; remove and keep warm. Add remaining oil to skillet; cook chicken
 with herbs and remaining salt until juices run clear.  Place pasta on a
 serving platter; top with chicken and squash.  Yield:  8 servings.
 
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 NOTES : “This is a special dish that we enjoy often.  A bed of noodles is
 covered with a creamy cheese sauce, tender squash and strips of chicken
 that've been stir-fried with flavorful herbs.  It’s delicious and pretty,
 too!”  Submitted by Pam Hall, Elizabeth City, North Carolina.