Maple Leaf Foodservice

Mediterranean Chicken Thigh Strip Pasta Bake

Featured Maple Leaf Product: Chicken Shawarma (Halal) (15154) 

Ingredients

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Chicken Shawarma (Halal) 1.25 Kg 2.8 Lbs
Artichokes, canned, drained 150 g 5.3 oz
Olives, Black, pitted 150 g 5.3 oz
Red Onions, diced 200 g 7 oz
Cherry Tomatoes 1 L 4.2 cups
Oregano, dried 30 mL 2 Tbsp
Garlic, minced 45 mL 3 Tbsp
Canola Oil 15 mL 1 Tbsp
Penne Pasta, uncooked 600 mL 2.5 cups
Water 1.2 L 5.1 cups
Cheddar Cheese, shredded 600 g 1.3 Lbs

Method

  • 1. On the stove top, preheat a large and add canola oil, red onions, garlic and dried oregano. Saute onions until tender. Slice artichokes and black olives for the dish. Cook pasta in water until firm but cooked, drain and set aside for dish.
  • 2. In a large pan, gently combine the chicken, cooked pasta, onion saute, cherry tomatoes, black olives and artichokes. Top chicken and pasta mixture with a layer of blended cheese. Cover pan(s) with foil and bake in a preheated 350 F oven for 20 minutes or until the chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165 F (74 C). Uncover and bake another 10 minutes to brown the cheese as desired.

Suggested Accompaniments

Garnish with finely chopped parsley. Serve with garden vegetable or Caesar salad (not included in nutritional analysis).
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