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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
  • 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.
Apr 5, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lb (625 g) 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 chicken broth
  • 8 oz (225 g) uncooked fettuccine pasta, broken in half
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

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.

Expert Tips

  • 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 favourite grocery store.

Nutrition Information

500 Calories, 19g Total Fat, 42g Protein, 41g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4 servings (1 1/3 cups each)
Calories
500
Total Fat
19g
Saturated Fat
9g
Trans Fat
0.5g
Cholesterol
170mg
Sodium
740mg
Total Carbs
41g
Dietary Fiber
2g
Protein
42g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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