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Chicken & Pasta Italiano

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Makes 8 servings.

Chicken thighs and penne pasta join vegetables and herbs in this tasty Italian-style dish. Top with Parmesan and serve with a smile.

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  • Heat oil in large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 min. or until lightly browned. Add vegetables; cook 5 min. or until onions are crisp-tender.
  • Mix pasta sauce and dressing; add to saucepan. Cover; bring to boil. Simmer on low heat 45 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF).
  • Meanwhile cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Stir basil into ingredients in saucepan. Drain pasta. Serve topped with chicken mixture and cheese.

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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.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Dressing.


  • Makes 8 servings.

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Nutrition Bonus

Not only do the carrots add vibrant color to this tasty meal, but they're also rich in vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 8 servings.
Calories 530
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 610mg
Carbohydrate 59g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 9g
Protein 32g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 170 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %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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