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Cajun Chicken Pasta

Prep Time: 5 min  |  Cook Time: 25 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 937
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Cajun Chicken Pasta
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
25 min
Servings
4
Calories
937

A pasta dish so full of flavor that you’ll be making this recipe regularly once you’ve tried it. Just combine the spicy and savory flavors of Cajun cooking with seasoned chicken and tender penne pasta tossed in a creamy, zesty sauce and topped with Sargento® Shredded Parmesan Cheese.

Ingredients
  • 8 oz. penne or bow tie pasta, uncooked
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 4 tsp. Cajun seasoning, divided
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/4 cups (5 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • Chopped parsley (optional)
Directions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and 2 teaspoons seasoning. Stir-fry 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Transfer to plate; set aside.
  2. Add cream and remaining 2 teaspoons seasoning to same skillet. Boil gently 5 minutes.
  3. Turn off heat; add cheese and stir until cheese is melted and sauce thickens. Drain pasta; return to pot and add cheese sauce; toss well.
  4. Transfer to serving plates; top with chicken and parsley, if desired.

Serving Size 4

Calories 937

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 63.40g 98%
Sat. Fat 38.50g 193%
Mono Unsat. Fat 17.90g
Poly Unsat. Fat 2.70g
Cholesterol 279mg 93%
Sodium 1205mg 50%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 48g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g
Protein 45g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 560RE
Vitamin C 2mg 3%
Calcium 422mg 42%
Iron 2mg 11%