Macarona Tagine with Chicken

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Authorbaidoone
RatingDifficultyBeginner

A delicious and cheesy casserole layered with penne pasta and chicken, this Egyptian comfort food is a major crowd pleaser!

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time1 hr 5 minsTotal Time1 hr 25 mins

 1.1 lbs. (500 gr) penne pasta
  400 ml Cooking cream
 1 cup Shredded mozzarella
To prepare the chicken mixture:
 2 chicken breast cut into slices
 1 onion, thinly sliced ​​
 ​1 green bell pepper, sliced
  2 tablespoons vegetable oil
 1 teaspoon salt
 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1

Boil the pasta with salted water according to the instructions on the package, drain and leave aside.

2

To prepare the chicken mixture, heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat and stir in the onions until wilted.

3

Add the chicken and season with salt, black pepper and cinnamon.

4

Add the green bell pepper slices and cook over medium heat until the liquids have evaporated.

5

Pour cream over the pasta and stir until the ingredients are mixed.

6

Put half the amount of pasta in an oven tray, spread the chicken mixture on top, then add the rest of the amount of pasta.

7

Spread the cheese on top of the tray, then put it in a preheated oven on medium heat until golden brown.

8

Serve hot.

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Ingredients

 1.1 lbs. (500 gr) penne pasta
  400 ml Cooking cream
 1 cup Shredded mozzarella
To prepare the chicken mixture:
 2 chicken breast cut into slices
 1 onion, thinly sliced ​​
 ​1 green bell pepper, sliced
  2 tablespoons vegetable oil
 1 teaspoon salt
 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

1

Boil the pasta with salted water according to the instructions on the package, drain and leave aside.

2

To prepare the chicken mixture, heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat and stir in the onions until wilted.

3

Add the chicken and season with salt, black pepper and cinnamon.

4

Add the green bell pepper slices and cook over medium heat until the liquids have evaporated.

5

Pour cream over the pasta and stir until the ingredients are mixed.

6

Put half the amount of pasta in an oven tray, spread the chicken mixture on top, then add the rest of the amount of pasta.

7

Spread the cheese on top of the tray, then put it in a preheated oven on medium heat until golden brown.

8

Serve hot.

Macarona Tagine with Chicken

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