Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

(Recipe by Miranda Mowbray, Biting Life)

 

Ingredients (serves at least 4):

1 box of whole wheat linguine

2 lbs chicken breast

1 (16 oz.) bag of frozen chopped broccoli (optional)

4 garlic cloves; minced

salt and pepper

cajun seasoning

onion powder

paprika

dried parsley

2/3 cup fat-free half-and-half

1 cup tomato sauce

1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese

 

Directions:

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside.

Meanwhile, chop chicken into 1-inch pieces and season generously with salt and pepper.

Cook chicken with garlic and canola oil in a sauté pan over medium-high heat.

While chicken is cooking, steam the frozen broccoli according to package directions; salt generously.

When everything is cooked, combine together the pasta, chicken, and broccoli into one pot; turn heat on low.

Stir in half-and-half, tomato sauce, parmesan cheese, cajun seasoning, onion powder, paprika, and dried parsley until thoroughly combined; add more salt and pepper if needed.

Enjoy!

 

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