News4 anchor Pat Lawson Muse shared the following recipe with attendees at the 2012 NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo. Enjoy!
Pat Lawson Muse’s Basil Chicken Over Angel Hair Pasta
1 (8 ounce) package angel hair pasta
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes
2 cups boneless chicken breast halves, cooked and cubed
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1. In a large pot of salted boiling water cook angel hair pasta until it is al dente (about 8 to 10 minutes). Drain and set aside.
2. In a large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat, saute onions and garlic. Stir in tomatoes, chicken, basil, salt and hot pepper sauce (*key ingredient).
3. Reduce heat to medium and cover with skillet. Simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is hot and tomatoes are soft.
4. Toss sauce with hot cooked angel hair pasta to coat. Serve with parmesan cheese.