Bring home the tastes of Tuscany with our Chicken Pesto Cavatappi recipe that's sure to impress everyone at the table.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1-1/2 cups cavatappi, uncooked
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast s, cut into bite-size pieces
1/2 lb. asparagus, cut into 1-inch lengths
1/2 cup chopped tomato es
1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Spread
2 Tbsp. CLASSICO Traditional Basil Pesto Sauce and Spread
2 Tbsp. milk
1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta as directed on package; omitting salt. Meanwhile, cook and stir chicken in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 5 to 7 min. or until done. Add asparagus and tomatoes; cook 2 to 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
Mix cream cheese spread, pesto sauce and milk until blended; add to skillet. Cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until heated through.
Drain pasta; add to chicken mixture. 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.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 21g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* 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.