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One-Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

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One-Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
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Get ready for this easy one-pot, rich and creamy pasta dish with chicken, red bell pepper and Cajun seasoning.
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 20 oz boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 4 breasts)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon no-salt Cajun seasoning
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 3 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 8 oz uncooked fettuccine pasta, broken in half
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 4- to 5-quart Dutch oven with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken, garlic and Cajun seasoning; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink. Add bell pepper; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove chicken mixture to serving platter. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Add broth to Dutch oven; heat to boiling. Add pasta; cook 8 to 10 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed. Stir in chicken mixture and cream; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese and sliced green onions, if desired.
  • tip 2
    No-salt Cajun seasoning can be found in the spice aisle of your favorite grocery store.

Nutrition Information

500 Calories, 19g Total Fat, 42g Protein, 41g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
170mg
57%
Sodium
740mg
31%
Potassium
430mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
2g
Protein
42g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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