"Chicken breast, penne pasta, and garden fresh vegetables are tossed in a creamy sauce made with cream cheese." — Philadelphia Cream Cheese
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penne pasta, uncooked
KRAFT Calorie-Wise Zesty Italian Dressing
boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
zucchini, cut into chunks
1 1/2 cups
cut fresh asparagus (1 inch pieces)
red pepper, chopped
25%-less-sodium chicken broth
PHILADELPHIA Light Cream Cheese Spread
KRAFT 100% Light Parmesan Grated Cheese
Have made this twice now, both times with broccoli instead of asparagus. I recommend adding as much as double the sauce.
I love the idea of this recipe, especially the vegetables and the cream cheese base. But for some reason, my sauce came out too watery - I wonder if this was a common thing amongst other recipe makers or maybe I didn't let it simmer long enough. Anyway, the only things I changed was added a small vine tomato (will probably use roma or cherry tomatoes next time around), and used a green pepper instead of red. It was an interesting taste.
very good and easy to make.. and suprisingly not bad for you since I used fat free cream cheese. But I did have to double the cream cheese and broth we like to have more sauce and I substituted the Penne and used Bow Tie past instead. And added red pepper just to spice it up a bit more. Yum!!
Made exactly as directed except used broccoli and shredded carrots instead of the zuchini and asparagus.
This was tasty. I changed up the vegetables a bit to use what I had in the fridge; green pepper, mushrooms, zucchini, green onions, tomatoes, and spinach. I also cooked the chicken and veggies in some oil instead of salad dressing as I had a dry italian pack and just added it in as I cooked them. The only other thing I did different was to add a dash or two of Worcestershire. Overall a very yummy, simple dish.
Add some Italian seasoning and you've got a great meal. Super quick and easy!
I didn't have all the veggies called for so I used some frozen peas and carrots instead. It still turned out really good. I like it both hot and cold!
My kids like this recipe and will make this dish again.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
PHILADELPHIA Creamy Pasta Primavera
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 61
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