Cajun Chicken Fettuccine

Colorful veggies and traditional Cajun seasonings combine with rotisserie chicken to quickly create this spicy Chicken Helper® dinner.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3
cups water
1
box Chicken Helper® fettuccine Alfredo
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1
small onion, cut into thin strips
1
medium green or red bell pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips
2 1/2
cups milk
1/2
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon paprika
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
3/4
cup tomato pasta sauce
3
cups cubed deli rotisserie chicken (from 2- to 2 1/2-lb chicken)
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat 3 cups water to boiling. Stir in pasta (from Chicken Helper box). Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt margarine over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, onion and bell pepper; cook about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from skillet.
  • 3 In same skillet, mix milk, sauce mix (from Chicken Helper box), Italian seasoning, paprika and ground red pepper. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Reduce heat. Cook uncovered 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomato pasta sauce, vegetables and chicken. Cook uncovered about 3 minutes longer or until thoroughly heated. Serve over pasta.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    1030mg
    1030%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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