Pasta mixed with fresh veggies like spinach, tomatoes and peppers, combined with chopped chicken, makes a great weeknight dinner idea.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 lb. medium shell macaroni, uncooked
1-1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast s, cut into bite-size pieces
1 env. GOOD SEASONS Italian Dressing Mix
1/4 cup olive oil, divided
1 bag (6 oz.) baby spinach leaves
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
2 medium yellow or orange pepper s, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup KRAFT 100% Grated Three Cheese Blend
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta as directed on package.
Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with dressing mix; toss to coat. Heat 1 Tbsp. of the oil in large nonstick skillet. Add chicken; cook and stir 5 min. or until cooked through. Remove from heat; set aside until ready to use.
Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add chicken and all remaining ingredients; mix lightly.
To help boost the flavor of the peppers, add them to the cooking water for the last few min. of the macaroni cooking time.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 49g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, about 2-1/2 cups each
* 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.