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Smart-Choice Creamy Chicken Pasta
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Smart-Choice Creamy Chicken Pasta

30 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
Made with spinach and chopped red peppers, this chicken and pasta skillet dish is as attractive as it is quick and easy—and that's saying something!
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1/2 lb. whole wheat fettuccine, uncooked
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
1 Tbsp. oil
1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Chive & Onion 1/3 Less Fat than Cream Cheese
1 cup fat-free milk
1/2 cup KRAFT Reduced Fat Parmesan Style Grated Topping
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 cup tightly packed fresh spinach
1 small red pepper, chopped
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Let's Make It
1
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
2
Meanwhile, cook chicken in hot oil in large skillet on medium-high heat 5 to 7 min. or until done. Add cream cheese, milk, grated topping and nutmeg; cook and stir 5 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and sauce is well blended. Stir in spinach and peppers; cook and stir 3 to 5 min. or until heated through.
3
Drain pasta; place on serving plate. Top with chicken mixture.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Small Changes Add Up
Small ingredient substitutions, such as PHILADELPHIA Chive & Onion 1/3 Less Fat than Cream Cheese and KRAFT Reduced Fat Parmesan Style Grated Topping, result in a savings of 30 calories and 4g of total fat, including 3g of sat fat, per serving when compared to a traditional recipe.
Tip 2
Serving Suggestion
Serve with a bagged green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Dressing, such as Italian or Ranch.
Tip 3
How to Easily Cut Chicken
Cutting boneless skinless chicken breasts into pieces can be a slippery task. Make it safer and prevent the knife from slipping by cutting the chicken while it is partially frozen. The firmer chicken is much easier to cut and handle.
Nutrition
Calories
380
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
17%
Saturated Fat 6g
30%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 75mg
25%
Sodium 430mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates 38g
14%
Dietary Fibers 5g
18%
Sugars 6g
12%
Protein 29g
58%
Vitamin A
40%
Vitamin C
20%
Calcium
20%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
6 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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