The key to the creamy tomato sauce on this quick and easy pasta is Neufchatel cheese!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
3 cups penne pasta, uncooked
3 cups frozen broccoli florets
1/2 cup KRAFT Lite Zesty Italian Dressing
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups OLIVO by CLASSICO Traditional Pasta Sauce
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, cubed
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt and adding broccoli to the boiling water for the last 3 min.
Meanwhile, heat dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken and garlic; cook and stir 5 min. or until chicken is lightly browned. Add pasta sauce and cream cheese; stir. Bring to boil, stirring frequently; simmer on medium-low heat 5 min. or until chicken is done and cream cheese is completely melted, stirring frequently.
Drain pasta mixture; place in large bowl. Add chicken mixture; mix lightly.
Don't have fresh garlic on hand? No problem. You can use 1-1/2 tsp. minced garlic from a jar or 1/2 tsp. garlic powder instead.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 49g
Dietary Fibers 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
6 servings, 1-1/3 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.