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Cheesy Chicken and Pasta Cakes with Creamy Guajillo Sauce

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8 servings

Leftover chicken tastes even better the second time around when you serve it with creamy guajillo sauce and Parmesan-cheesy pasta cakes.

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  • Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt; drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water. Reserve 2 Tbsp. Parmesan and 1 Tbsp. onions. Combine remaining Parmesan and onions with pasta and all remaining ingredients except salsa and cream cheese; shape into 8 (4-inch) patties, using about 1/2 cup pasta mixture for each. Refrigerate 30 min. Meanwhile, blend reserved spaghetti cooking water, salsa and cream cheese in blender until smooth.
  • Heat large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium heat. Add pasta cakes, in batches; cook 2 to 3 min. on each side or until heated through and browned on both sides. Meanwhile, cook cream cheese sauce in saucepan on medium heat 5 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently.
  • Serve pasta cakes topped with sauce, and reserved Parmesan and onions.

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Make Ahead

Pasta cakes can shaped ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 12 hours before cooking as directed. Or, freeze cakes in airtight container up to 1 week. Thaw in refrigerator overnight before cooking as directed. Prepare sauce as directed while cakes are cooking.


Substitute shredded cooked turkey or pork for the chicken.


  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
Calories 260
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 95mg
Sodium 380mg
Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Protein 18g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 30 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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