Mezzi Rigatoni with Chicken Thighs, Rosemary, Lemon Zest and Roasted Garlic Sauce

Mezzi Rigatoni with Chicken Thighs, Rosemary, Lemon Zest and Roasted Garlic Sauce

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"Cooked pasta is tossed with chunks of browned chicken in garlic tomato sauce with rosemary and lemon zest and topped with grated cheese."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 522 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 522 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 16.2 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 70.1g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 25.7 g
  • 51%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 590 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil and season with salt.
  2. Meanwhile in a nonstick skillet saute chicken thighs on both sides until brown; season with salt and pepper. Add rosemary and lemon zest. Saute for one more minute and stir in the sauce and 1 cup of water; bring to a simmer.
  3. Meanwhile cook pasta according to directions, drain and toss with sauce. Stir in cheese before serving.

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Most helpful positive review

Made this for guests tonight, and they all had seconds (some thirds). It makes quite a bit!!! Things I did differently: I breaded the chicken pieces with a mixture of 1 c flour, 1/2 t garlic ...

Most helpful critical review

The sauce itself was bland. The lemon was the only flavor we caught.

Made this for guests tonight, and they all had seconds (some thirds). It makes quite a bit!!! Things I did differently: I breaded the chicken pieces with a mixture of 1 c flour, 1/2 t garlic ...

The sauce itself was bland. The lemon was the only flavor we caught.

I will start off saying we all enjoyed this dish. I did make a few mods, though, due to convenience and preference. We had dried rosemary on hand and like Blender Woman, I've never cooked with f...

I was really surprised at how much we liked this. I never buy jarred sauces, since I like to make my own, however the simple addition of rosemary and lemon really transformed this whole dish. It...

We thought this was pretty good. I really like the hint of lemon. I did use chicken breasts since that is what I had. I sauteed the chicken with garlic, and onion. Also added extra seasoning to ...

My family enjoyed this recipe. The directions are a little basic. Olive oil is listed in ingredients and 2 tablespoons is way too much for sauteing the chicken. I used boneless skinless chicke...

I really liked this one. I cheated a little and used frozen pre-cooked breaded chicken but it allowed me to go from rolling boil to table in about 15 minutes. Nice flavors, quick meal; what's ...

My family loved this recipe! I added chopped bacon and cooked it with the chicken (bacon makes everything better :) It was easy to put together and didn't take too long to prepare. I kept to the...

I thought this was a really easy and delicious meal. I liked how the lemon zest brightened up the sauce.