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Cajun Chicken Pasta

 
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A tantalizing and delicious pasta dish made with succulent chicken breasts, bell peppers and fresh mushrooms.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

15

min

Ready

30

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

2 each chicken breasts
halves, skinless, boneless, chopped in thin strips
2 teaspoons cajun seasoning
*
2 tablespoons butter
8 slices green bell peppers
*
8 slices sweet red bell peppers
*
4 large mushrooms
fresh, sliced
1 each scallions, spring or green onions
sliced
1 cup heavy whipping cream
(1 to 2)
¼ teaspoon basil
*
¼ teaspoon lemon pepper
*
¼ teaspoon salt
teaspoon garlic powder
*
teaspoon black pepper
*
4 ounces pasta, linguine
cooked, drained
1 x Parmesan cheese
grated (optional)
*

Directions

Place chicken and cajun seasoning in a bowl or resealable plastic bag; toss or shake to coat.

In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté chicken in butter until almost tender, about 5 to 7 minutes.

Add peppers, mushrooms and onions; cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes.

Reduce heat. Add cream and seasonings; heat through.

Add linguine and toss; heat through.

Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 165g (5.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 43562% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 46%
Saturated Fat 18g 89%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 133mg 44%
Sodium 246mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 38g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 6% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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