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Creamy Smothered Chicken and Mushrooms with Pasta

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Creamy Smothered Chicken and Mushrooms with Pasta

Being smothered has never tasted so good! You're gonna flip.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 4

Creamy Smothered Chicken  

As prepared by Bev Cooks

I feel smothered! And I wouldn't have it any other way.

Dudes. These little Progresso recipe starters are pretty rad. Especially on those nights when you don't have the energy for anything but a Bridezillas marathon on the TVs.

Don't tell me you don't watch that show. It's only the most horrible and brilliant program in existence. 89% fake, and 100% awesome.

Add a Progresso recipe starter, and you're 15,000% golden!

Let's make some Creamy Smothered Chicken and Mushrooms, shayall way?

Grab some chicken, mushrooms, some garlic, an onion, a leek, butter, flour, a can of Progresso's creamy Portobello mushroom sauce, and some pasta! (not pictured because my hair was on fire.)

Ingredients for Creamy Smothered Chicken and Mushrooms with Pasta

Okay, this is so good. Melt some of your butter with the oil. I love the way butter swirls around in a pan. Mmmm. Okay, then dredge your chicken breasts in some flour. Then get 'em all browned in the pan. Both sides. Oh yeah.

Browning chicken in pan

Then you remove the chicken from the pan and start on the veggies. Get the rest of the oil and butter all melted in the pan. Add the onions and leeks. Oh man, the way this smells is going to mess.you.up.

Cooking veggies

Then add the garlic and mushrooms! Get it all gloriously soft and browned.

Browning with garlic and mushrooms added

Then you'll nestle the chicken back in the skillet and pour the creamy mushroom sauce over the chicken. And then pass the freak out. Put the lid on it and let it simmer for about 12 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked all the way through.

Creamy mushroom sauce poured over the chicken

In the meantime, cook up some angel hair pasta! Or if that's not your bag, anything'll work.

Angel hair pasta

Check on that chicken. Hoooooooooooo. Lyyyyyyyyyy.

Serve that bad to the bone creamy smothered chicken over a bed of angel hair and garnish with parsley!

Creamy Smothered Chicken and Mushrooms with Pasta, ready to eat

Being smothered has never tasted so good.

More Smother Lovin'

Get it? Smothered? Oh. For more of Bev’s musings, visit her blog Bev Cooks and her Tablespoon profile.
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Creamy Smothered Chicken and Mushrooms with Pasta


tablespoons extra-virgin olive, divided
tablespoons butter, divided
cup all-purpose flour
chicken breasts
medium yellow onion, chopped
leek, rinsed, sliced lengthwise and then finely sliced into half circles
(4 oz) container baby bella mushrooms, sliced
(18 oz) can Progresso Recipe Starters Creamy Portabella Mushroom Sauce
cup freshly chopped parsley, for garnish
pinches coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
cloves garlic, minced
pound angel hair pasta


  • 1 Heat 2 tablespoons oil and 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet. Season both sides of the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Lightly dredge them through the flour, then arrange them in the pan. Brown on both sides, about 7 minutes total. The chicken won't be cooked through. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • 2 Add the remaining oil and butter to the pan. Once the butter is melted, add the onions and leeks. Sauté for 5 minutes. Then add the mushrooms and garlic. Continue to sauté for about 5 more minutes, seasoning with a little salt and pepper.
  • 3 Nestle the chicken (and the accumulated juices) back in the skillet with the veggies. Pour the creamy portabella sauce over the chicken. Cover the mixture, turn the heat to medium-low and simmer for about 12 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • 4 In the meantime, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the angel hair and cook until al dente, 5 minutes.
  • 5 Serve creamy chicken and mushrooms over a helping of the angel hair pasta. Garnish with parsley and eat!
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