One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe | Yummly

One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

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Veggie Cat: "Turned out great! I added a lot of Cajun spice th…" Read More
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520Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika ($0.20)
  • 1 teaspoon oregano ($0.10)
  • 1 teaspoon thyme ($0.10)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder ($0.05)
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder ($0.05)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper ($0.03)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper ($0.02)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt ($0.02)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil ($0.16)
  • 1 tablespoon butter ($0.13)
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast ($5.47)
  • 1 yellow onion (diced $0.32)
  • 1/2 pound penne pasta ($0.75)
  • 15 ounces fire roasted diced tomatoes ($1.00)
  • 2 cups chicken broth ($0.26)
  • 2 ounces cream cheese ($0.50)
  • 3 green onions (sliced $0.25)
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    NutritionView More

    520Calories
    Sodium22% DV530mg
    Fat26% DV17g
    Protein73% DV37g
    Carbs19% DV57g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories520Calories from Fat150
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat17g26%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol95mg32%
    Sodium530mg22%
    Potassium1100mg31%
    Protein37g73%
    Calories from Fat150
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate57g19%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Sugars4g8%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium10%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(12)

    Veggie Cat a month ago
    Turned out great! I added a lot of Cajun spice that I bought from Target. It was creamy with some heat. I didn’t have green onions so I added Parmesan cheese. If you have any leftovers the pasta will absorb the sauce, so you might have to add some water.
    Colette 2 months ago
    Wow. Simple ingredients (I only had to get the tomatoes and cream cheese) one pot and filling. Everyone loved it.
    Nicky N. 5 months ago
    Yum! Changed it a little, used smoked chicken, fresh tomatoes, green capsicum as well. Served on couscous, not pasta, still very good.
    Wheir Slater 7 months ago
    This came out so good! i made a couple modifications: I used a can of tomato sauce and half & half instead of fire roasted tomatos and cream cheese. I also doubled the cayenne because we love spicy. Awesome meal!
    Nora Moorefield 7 months ago
    Turned out great! Added mozzarella cheese and a little more Cajun seasoning.
    Tess 10 months ago
    Kind of did my own spin and added chipotle seasoning, perfect amount of heat. I absolutely love it!
    Kaitlyn PErry a year ago
    Amazing! I doubled the cayenne to make it spicier. It was so good!
    Natalie Thwing a year ago
    I thoroughly enjoyed this. I doubled the recipe and also added two stalks diced celery, one diced green bell pepper, and sliced andouille sausage with the onions. i also added a jar of sun-dried tomatoes that i diced with the broth, tomatoes, and pasta. I also added parsley when i stirred in the cream cheese.
    Jules a year ago
    It took longer for the noodles to become tender than the recipe stated, but I kind of expected that in a one pot dish. I added a bit of extra chicken broth so there would be more liquid for the noodles to simmer in, and added spinach right at the end for some veggie content. Flavours were delicious and it reheated well. Would make again!
    PCBT a year ago
    Turned out well. Had to adjust the recipe a bit. Added heavy cream to thicken it. But otherwise it was great!
    Gary B. a year ago
    Love one potters. Decided while walking through Wegmans to make this tonight. Followed precisely as we do with all new recipes before we make our own changes. You can really taste the smokey flavor from the fire roasted tomatoes and smoked paprika. Creamy enough with the amount of cream cheese it calls for. Over all. It was a nice change and think we’ll be adding some heat next time, if we make this again. Onto the next one potter.
    Oscar Galvin 2 years ago
    Had to add more cream cheese than instructed in order to get a nice, thick sauce. Would definitely do again - very easy

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