Put a dinner entrée on the table fast with this recipe for Chicken-Pesto Pasta. Dress things up with the bowties in our Chicken-Pesto Pasta this week.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1 cup frozen peas
1/3 cup red pepper strips
1 tub (8-oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Spread
2 Tbsp. milk
2 Tbsp. CLASSICO Traditional Basil Pesto Sauce and Spread
2 cups hot cooked farfalle (bow-tie pasta)
1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
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Let's Make It
Cook and stir chicken in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 7 to 8 min. or until done. Add peas and peppers; cook 2 to 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
Mix cream cheese spread, milk and pesto sauce until blended. Add to skillet; cook and stir 2 min. or until heated through.
Stir in pasta; top with mozzarella.
Serve with a crisp, mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing.
Drizzle lightly with fresh lemon juice just before serving.
Prefer a Thinner Consistency?
Add up to 4 Tbsp. broth or milk, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired thickness is achieved.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.