Chicken and Mushroom Pasta
(Tavuklu Mantarli Yogurtlu Makarna)
2 servings of bow tie pasta
1 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup plain yogurt, at room temperature (take a few tablespoons of the boiling water of pasta, add in yogurt, whisk)
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 small onion, sliced
1-2 garlic cloves, minced
1 red or yellow pepper, sliced
10 brown mushrooms, cleaned, sliced
Half of barbecued chicken* or less:), skin and bones are removed, pulled apart
1 tsp oregano
1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, grated
Boil the pasta with salty water following the instructions on the package, drain. Toss it with 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and diluted yogurt.
Meanwhile in a medium size pot, saute the onion with olive oil for a few minutes on medium heat. Add the garlic. When the smell of garlic comes out, add the pepper, mushrooms, salt and pepper. Saute for about 2-3 more minutes. Toss the chicken and pasta in it. Sprinkle some cheese and oregano over the top. Serve immediately.
*You can buy ready, still warm barbecued chicken sold in plastic containers. After a busy day at work, stop by a supermarket on the way back home. It is very convenient and you can easily prepare a delicious meal:)