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Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta
Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta

Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta

36 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
21 Min(s) Cook
Did someone say cheese? Make this cheesy Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta in less than 40 minutes! Follow this simple recipe—your taste buds will thank you!
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
2 cups penne pasta, uncooked
1 Tbsp. oil
1 cup chopped onion s
2 cloves garlic, minced
1-1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast s, cut into strips
6 oz. (3/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 chicken bouillon cube
zest and juice from 1 large lemon, divided
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Mozzarella Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA
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Let's Make It
1
Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt.
2
Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic; cook 1 min. Add half the chicken; cook 2 min. or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining chicken; return all chicken to skillet.
3
Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water. Mix reserved water with cream cheese and bouillon until blended. Add to chicken along with the lemon zest; mix well. Cover; cook on low heat 5 min. or until chicken is done. Stir in pasta, lemon juice and parsley; cook; uncovered, 1 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently. Stir in mozzarella.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.
Tip 2
Substitute
Prepare using your favorite pasta shape, such as rotini, fusilli, farfalle (bow-tie pasta) or elbow macaroni.
Tip 3
For Saucier Pasta
If you prefer a thinner sauce, mix 3/4 cup of the drained pasta cooking water with the cream cheese and bouillon cube.
Nutrition
Calories
440
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g
24%
Saturated Fat 9g
45%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 115mg
38%
Sodium 440mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates 30g
11%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 4g
8%
Protein 36g
72%
Vitamin A
15%
Vitamin C
8%
Calcium
20%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
6 servings
* 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.
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