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Main dishes

Chicken Tortellini Pasta Carbonara Skillet

photo by:kraft
Here's chicken carbonara made skillet-simple but still delicious—complete with peas, chopped bacon and a creamy cheesy sauce.
time
prep:
30 min
total:
30 min
servings
total:
6 servings, 1 cup each

What You Need

4
slices  OSCAR MAYER Bacon, chopped
1/2
lb.  boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
2
cloves  garlic, minced
1
can  (14-1/2 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2
cup  water
1
pkg.  (8 oz.) dried cheese tortellini, uncooked
1
cup  frozen peas
1
tub  (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Spread
2
Tbsp.  milk
1
tsp.  Italian seasoning
1/4
tsp.  black pepper

Make It

COOK and stir bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 1 Tbsp. drippings from skillet.

ADD chicken to reserved drippings in skillet; cook and stir 3 min. or until lightly browned, adding garlic for the last minute. Stir in broth and water; bring to boil. Add pasta and peas; cover. Simmer 10 min. or until pasta is tender and most the liquid is absorbed. Meanwhile, mix cream cheese spread, milk and seasonings until blended.

ADD cream cheese mixture and bacon to chicken mixture in skillet; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until heated through.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Substitute
Prepare using turkey cutlets.
Note
Look for the packaged dry cheese tortellini on your grocery store shelf along with the other dry packaged pasta products, such as spaghetti and egg noodles.
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