Michael Chiarello is the nationally renowned chef/owner of Bottega, his highly acclaimed Napa Valley restaurant in Yountville, California. An Emmy-winning Food Network host and Top Chef Masters finalist, Chiarello is also a winemaker and the tastemaker behind NapaStyle, a culinary retail store and catalog. 

Michael Chiarello


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place sun-dried tomatoes in a bowl. Bring balsamic vinegar, sugar, and 3 tablespoons water to a boil. Pour over tomatoes; let stand 10 minutes. Drain and slice.

  • Cook pasta according to package directions; reserve 1⁄2 cup cooking water and drain.

  • Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms. Cook 1 minute without stirring, then cook, stirring, 5 minutes or until browned. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Add basil and reserved tomatoes; cook 1 minute. Add tomato sauce; bring to a simmer. Add pasta, 1⁄2 cup grated Parmesan, reserved cooking water, chicken; toss, and transfer to serving bowl. Add arugula, pine nuts, and remaining Parmesan. Serve.


CarbLovers Diet Cookbook

Nutrition Facts

431 calories; fat 16.9g; cholesterol 81mg; protein 37g; carbohydrates 36g; sugars 6g; fiber 5g; iron 4mg; sodium 620mg.