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Chicken Italiano
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Chicken Italiano

1 Hr(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
30 Min(s) Cook
Healthy Living
Spaghetti sauce, fresh basil and Parmesan cheese give this saucy chicken thigh and pasta dish its tasty Italian flavor.
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8 servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings
2 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, chopped
2 lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs
3 carrots, peeled, sliced
2 stalks celery, sliced
1 onion, chopped
1 jar (24 oz.) OLIVO by CLASSICO Traditional Pasta Sauce
1/4 cup KRAFT Lite Zesty Italian Dressing
4 cups penne pasta, uncooked
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
1
Cook and stir bacon in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Add chicken to drippings in pan; cook 3 min. on each side or until browned on both sides. Transfer chicken to plate.
2
Add carrots, celery and onions to drippings in pan; cook 5 min., stirring frequently. Stir in pasta sauce and dressing. Add chicken and any juices from plate; simmer on medium-low heat 30 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF), stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
3
Drain pasta; place on plate. Top with chicken mixture; sprinkle with bacon, basil and cheese.
Kitchen Tips
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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.
Nutrition
Calories
490
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
21%
Saturated Fat 5g
25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 80mg
27%
Sodium 620mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates 54g
20%
Dietary Fibers 5g
18%
Sugars 9g
18%
Protein 30g
60%
Vitamin A
150%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
6%
Iron
20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
Makes 8 servings.
* 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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