Alfredo Chicken Pasta Toss

Shaped pasta tossed with veggies and chicken are smothered in Alfredo sauce for a masterfully simple dinner entree.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

4
cups uncooked rotini, penne or bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (8 oz)
1 1/2
cups Green Giant™ frozen sweet peas (from 1-lb bag)
1
cup shredded carrots (2 small)
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin bite-size strips
1
jar (16 oz) Alfredo pasta sauce
2
teaspoons dried basil leaves

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Steps

  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, cook and drain pasta as directed on package, adding peas and carrots during last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain; return to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 9 to 11 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Stir chicken, Alfredo sauce and basil into pasta mixture in Dutch oven. Cook and stir over medium heat until thoroughly heated.
  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, cook and drain pasta as directed on package, adding peas and carrots during last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain; return to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 9 to 11 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Stir chicken, Alfredo sauce and basil into pasta mixture in Dutch oven. Cook and stir over medium heat until thoroughly heated.

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Two tablespoons of chopped fresh basil leaves can be substituted for the dried leaves.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
135mg
135%;
Sodium
690mg
690%;
Total Carbohydrate
48g
48%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.