Saturday, July 31, 2010

Tuscan Chicken Pasta

We got home late last night, and I dug through my refrigerator to find something quick and easy to make, when inspiration struck. I have to refer you to this recipe first, since it was the basis for this inspiration. This was enjoyed by all, even my 2 yr old got seconds and ate it all! It's also 75% diabetic friendly (check carb content on cheese sauce), healthy, and QUICK. Let me know what you think.

1 box whole grain rotini noodles
1 lb package refrigerated chicken strips
1 jar of Ragu Double Cheddar Cheese Sauce
1 cup Kraft Tuscan Italian Dressing
2 cups frozen mixed vegetable blend
1/4 tsp Emerils Original
1/4 tsp Sylvia's Secret Seasoning
1/4 tsp salt and pepper
1/8 tsp olive oil

1. Fill a Dutch Oven 3/4 of the way with water. Add the olive oil to the water and bring to a boil. Add noodles. 5 minutes later, add the frozen vegetables and cook to preferred consistency. Drain. Return to Dutch Oven.
2. Warm chicken strips for 1 minute in microwave. Add to pasta mix.
3. Add cheese sauce and Tuscan dressing to pasta mix. Sprinkle seasonings on top. Blend til all is well coated. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.

1 comment:

Tina said...

Oh my gosh...this looks and sounds so yummy! Visiting from Lady Bloggers!