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Chicken Italiano

Chicken Italiano recipe
photo by:kraft
Spaghetti sauce, fresh basil and Parmesan cheese give this saucy chicken thigh and pasta dish its tasty Italian flavor.
time
prep:
30 min
total:
1 hr
servings
total:
8 servings
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What You Need

2
slices  OSCAR MAYER Bacon, chopped
2
lb.  boneless skinless chicken thighs
3
 carrots, peeled, sliced
2
stalks  celery, sliced
1
 onion, chopped
1
jar  (24 oz.) spaghetti sauce
1/4
cup  KRAFT Lite Zesty Italian Dressing
4
cups  penne pasta, uncooked
1/4
cup  chopped fresh basil
2
Tbsp.  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese

Make It

COOK and stir bacon in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Add chicken to drippings in pan; cook 3 min. on each side or until browned on both sides. Transfer chicken to plate.

ADD carrots, celery and onions to drippings in pan; cook 5 min., stirring frequently. Stir in spaghetti sauce and dressing. Add chicken and any juices from plate; simmer on medium-low heat 30 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF), stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.

DRAIN pasta; place on plate. Top with chicken mixture; sprinkle with bacon, basil and cheese.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Food Facts
It is important to use pasta that matches the sauce you are serving with it. For this recipe, it is best to use short pasta with nooks and crannies that can help catch and hold the robust sauce.
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