Creamy Chicken Pesto and Bowtie Pasta

Creamy Chicken Pesto and Bowtie Pasta

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"Chicken breast pieces, peas, and pepper strips are simmered in a creamy pesto sauce with farfalle pasta and topped with mozzarella cheese in this fast and easy dinner."
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Ingredients

22 m servings
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  1. Cook and stir chicken in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 5 to 7 min. or until done. Add peas and peppers; cook 2 to 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add cooking creme; cook and stir 2 min.
  3. Stir in pasta; top with mozzarella.

Footnotes

  • Serving Suggestion: Serve with a crisp, mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Light Dressing.
  • Special Extra: Drizzle lightly with fresh lemon juice just before serving.
  • Prefer a Thinner Consistency?: Add broth or milk 1 Tbsp. at a time up to 4 Tbsp. until desired thickness is achieved.
  • Nutrition Information Per Serving (LMPS Mozzarella): 430 calories, 15g total fat, 8g saturated fat, 0.5g trans fat, 110mg cholesterol, 710mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate, 4g dietary fiber, 7g sugars, 38g protein, 40%DV vitamin A, 15%DV vitamin C, 25%DV calcium, 15%DV iron.
  • Nutrition Information Per Serving (2% Milk Mozzarella): 430 calories, 15g total fat, 8g saturated fat, 0.5g trans fat, 105mg cholesterol, 700mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate, 4g dietary fiber, 7g sugars, 39g protein, 40%DV vitamin A, 15%DV vitamin C, 35%DV calcium, 15%DV iron.

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Most helpful positive review

This was good and I will make it again with only one change. Next time I will add some cream or milk to the recipe to thin out the sauce, it was a little too thick for us!

Most helpful critical review

Pretty bland...needs other things added to it for me to make again. Deleting from my box.

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This was good and I will make it again with only one change. Next time I will add some cream or milk to the recipe to thin out the sauce, it was a little too thick for us!

Delicious with almost any of the Philadelphia Cooking Cremes.

I mixed regular Philly cream cheese and homemade pesto. I also used leftover spaghetti noodles and yellow pepper (omitted peas, not a fan). I added some fresh cold tomatoes at the end...Solid di...

This was the easiest recipe I've made. The flavor was excellent and my family loved it. Thanks Philly from a West Philly girl.

This was really good. I ran out of frozen peas and had to use corn but all other ingredients the same- except I made it meatless. Taste is very good. I have used the Italian Herb Cooking Crem...

Pretty bland...needs other things added to it for me to make again. Deleting from my box.

Easy to make and very tasty. I will definitely make it again.

Didn't have all the ingredients to hand, so tried an adaptation: - Used rotini (spiral pasta) instead of farfalle - Used cubes of chicken from a cooked one we had in the fridge - Used tomato and...

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