If they're fans of Alfredo sauce and chicken pesto pasta, too, treat them to this Chicken Alfredo Pesto Pasta Recipe. It can be on the table in just 25 minutes.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1/2 lb. angel hair pasta, uncooked
2 tsp. oil
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
2 cups milk
1/2 cup (1/2 of 8-oz. tub) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Spread
1 large red pepper, cut into strips
1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
2 Tbsp. CLASSICO Traditional Basil Pesto Sauce and Spread
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 7 to 8 min. or until done. Add milk and cream cheese spread; cook and stir 3 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and sauce is well blended. Add peppers, Parmesan and pesto sauce; mix well. Cook 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
Drain pasta. Add to cream cheese sauce; mix lightly.
Substitute 1-1/2 cups roasted red pepper strips for the fresh red pepper strips.
For more intense flavor, stir in 1 Tbsp. lemon zest or 1/2 cup pitted dry-cured olives along with the peppers, Parmesan and pesto sauce.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 53g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
4 servings, 1-1/2 cups each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.