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Creamy Chicken-Cauliflower Pasta

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Cauliflower and chicken pair perfectly in this tasty pasta dish. Three kinds of cheese make it extra gooey and extra yummy.
10 min
30 min
6 servings, 1-1/3 cups each

What You Need

cups  penne pasta, uncooked
Tbsp.  oil
cups   small cauliflower florets (about 1/2 small head), finely chopped
lb.  boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
 KRAFT Singles, cut up
cup  KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese
cup   chopped fresh parsley
Tbsp.  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese

Make It

COOK pasta as directed on package.

MEANWHILE, heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add cauliflower; cook and stir 5 min. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm. Add chicken, in batches, to skillet; cook 3 min. or until evenly browned, stirring frequently. Return all chicken and cauliflower to skillet; cover. Cook on medium-low heat 2 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

DRAIN pasta, reserving 1-1/2 cups cooking water. Return pasta to pan; stir in reserved water and Singles. Cook on medium heat 2 min. or until Singles are completely melted and sauce is well blended. Add to chicken mixture in skillet with mozzarella; cook 2 min. or until mozzarella is melted, stirring frequently. Sprinkle with parsley and Parmesan.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

The KRAFT Singles are melted in the reserved pasta cooking water for a quick cheesy sauce. For best results, the Singles must be completely melted before adding the sauce to the other ingredients in skillet.
Cooking Know-How
Cooking the chicken in batches allows it to brown more evenly.
Special Extra
Add 1/2 cup frozen peas to skillet with the cheese sauce.
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