Chicken Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken pasta recipe? Learn how to make Chicken pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jatan61111

Makes 5 servings



Chicken and pasta with cream cheese and peppers

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken pasta

8 ounces uncooked linguine
1 pound chicken breast
1 tbsp olive oil
1 medium red bell pepper
1 medium yellow bell pepper
8 oz fresh mushrooms
1/2 red onion
3 cloves garlic
2 medium tomatoes
1 cup fat free low sodium chicken broth
1/3 cup skim milk
1 tbsp flour
3 tbsp light cream cheese
2 scallions

Recipe Directions for Chicken pasta

  1. Prep all your vegetables. In a small blender make a slurry by combining milk, flour and cream cheese. Set aside. Season chicken generously with Cajun seasoning, garlic powder and salt.

  2. Heat a large heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; spray with cooking spray and add half of the chicken. Sauté 5 to 6 minutes or until done, set aside on a plate and repeat with the remaining chicken. Set aside.

  3. Add olive oil to the skillet and reduce to medium; add bell peppers, onions, and garlic to skillet, sauté 3-4 minutes. 

  4. Add mushrooms and tomatoes and sauté 3-4 more minutes or until vegetables are tender. Season with 1/4 tsp salt, garlic powder and fresh cracked pepper to taste.

  5. Reduce heat to medium-low; add chicken broth and pour in slurry stirring about 2 minutes.

  6. Return chicken to skillet; adjust salt and Cajun seasoning to taste, cook another minute or two until hot, then add linguine; toss well to coat. Top with chopped scallions and enjoy!

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 371.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
85
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.5g
15%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
117mg
39%
Sodium
202mg
8%
Potassium
749mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
35.4g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
37.3g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 117%
Calcium 7% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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