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Chicken and Penne Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy chicken and penne pasta recipe? Learn how to make chicken and penne pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jeanmeade

Makes 4 servings



KRAFT CHICKEN AND PENNE PASTA 2 CUPS IS A SERVING

Recipe Ingredients for chicken and penne pasta

2 cups whole wheat macaroni,(penne) uncooked
1/2 lb (225 g) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1 large green pepper, cut into short thin strips
1 large red pepper, cut into short thin strips
1 small onion, chopped
2 cups pasta sauce
1 cup Mozzarella, Shredded Cheese
2 tbsp. Parmesan Cheese

Recipe Directions for chicken and penne pasta

  1. COOK pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, heat large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 2 min. Add vegetables; cook 6 to 8 min. or until chicken is done and vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.

  2. DRAIN pasta. Add to chicken mixture along with sauce; cook 5 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

  3. TOP with mozzarella; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 1 to 2 min. or until cheese is melted; top with Parmesan.

Categories

First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 364.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
523
Calories from Fat
134
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.9g
23%
Saturated Fat
6.2g
31%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
756mg
32%
Potassium
859mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
63.8g
21%
Dietary Fiber
9.5g
38%
Sugars
14.7g
Protein
35.6g
Vitamin A 44% Vitamin C 148%
Calcium 30% Iron 22%
* 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
  • High in manganese
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in vitamin C
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