Creamy Chicken Penne

Creamy Chicken Penne

"This quick-to-fix pasta dish has all the right ingredients to become a family favorite - chicken, pasta and a flavorful sauce that gets its velvety richness from cream cheese. Reduced-fat cream cheese could be used."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 562 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 562 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 29.1 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.8g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 28.2 g
  • 56%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 108 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 443 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Cook pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, cook chicken and onions in hot oil in large skillet for 6-8 min. or until chicken is done, stirring frequently. Add snow peas, red peppers and garlic; cook and stir 1 min. Remove from heat; cover to keep warm.
  2. Melt butter in medium saucepan. Stir in flour until well blended. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to boil; cook on medium heat 2 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Add cream cheese, grated cheese, salt and black pepper; cook 1-2 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and sauce is well blended, stirring constantly.
  3. Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add chicken mixture and sauce; toss to coat. Top with parsley.

Footnotes

  • Special Extra: Add 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms halfway through cooking the chicken and onion.

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I made this recipe exactly as written. The taste was delicious but we found that the sauce was too thick. Will add more milk to it next time. But 2 fussy eaters ate it up and asked for it to be ...

AMAZING! we have a famous restaurant here by the name of Butlers! and the food there is amazing! this is as goood as that! and im an amateur cook! dint use the cheese they mention, I use 6oz cr...

easy enough for a weekday meal. I made exatcly as written except i used real grated parm cheese only because it was all i had. It taste good but kind of bland...i will make again but play with t...

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