Ingredients for - Creamy Garlic Chicken Penne

1. Kosher salt
2. 8 oz. penne
3. 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
4. Kosher salt
5. Freshly ground black pepper
6. 1 tsp. garlic powder
7. 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
8. 1 tbsp. oil
9. 2 tbsp. butter
10. 1 tbsp. minced garlic
11. 1 tbsp. flour
12. 1 c. heavy cream
13. Freshly ground black pepper
14. 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan, plus more for serving
15. Fresh thyme or parsley, for serving

How to cook deliciously - Creamy Garlic Chicken Penne

1 . Stage

In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and return to pot.

2 . Stage

Season chicken with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil, then cook chicken until browned on both sides and cooked through. Dice chicken, set aside, and cover to keep warm.

3 . Stage

Wipe skillet clean, then melt butter over medium-high heat. Stir in garlic and cook, 1 to 2 minutes. Sprinkle flour over butter and garlic and stir until thick.

4 . Stage

Gradually whisk in heavy cream until a smooth sauce is formed, then add salt and pepper and stir in Parmesan until melted.

5 . Stage

Stir in chicken and penne, then top with pepper, thyme or parsley, and more Parmesan. Serve immediately.