Creamy Cajun Pasta

Ultimate Hamburger Helper® is the starter for this easy and delicious Cajun-inspired skillet supper.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2
teaspoons vegetable oil
1/2
cup thin bite-size strips green bell pepper
1/2
cup thin bite-size strips red bell pepper
1
small onion, cut into thin strips
1
box Ultimate Hamburger Helper™ three cheese marinara
1
cup hot water
2 1/4
cups milk
3/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon red pepper sauce
1 1/2
cups cubed cooked chicken
1 1/2
cups sliced smoked andouille or other smoked sausage
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add bell peppers and onion; cook about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Remove from skillet.
  • 2 In same skillet, place uncooked pasta and seasoning mix (from Ultimate Hamburger Helper box), hot water, milk, thyme and pepper sauce. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in chicken, sausage and vegetables. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer about 8 minutes longer or until pasta and vegetables are tender. Remove from heat; stir in tomato herb sauce (from Ultimate Hamburger Helper box). Serve with additional pepper sauce, if desired.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    410
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    990mg
    990%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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