Creamy Pasta Primavera

Serving Size: 6
Prep Time:
Total Time:

Ingredients

  • 3 cup penne pasta, uncooked
  • 2 Tbsp KRAFT light zesty Italian dressing
  • 1.5 Pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 zucchini, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1.5 cup cut-up fresh asparagus spears (1-inch lengths)
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 Ounce PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, cubed
  • 0.25 cup KRAFT grated parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. COOK pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt.
  2. MEANWHILE, heat dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken and vegetables; cook 10 to 12 min. or until chicken is done, stirring frequently. Add broth and Neufchatel; cook 1 min. or until Neufchatel is melted, stirring constantly. Stir in Parmesan.
  3. DRAIN pasta; return to pan. Add chicken mixture; mix lightly. Cook 1 min. or until heated through. (Sauce will thicken upon standing.)

 

Kraft Kitchens tips:

HOW TO MAKE IT MEATLESS
Omit chicken. Prepare as directed, cooking vegetables until crisp-tender.

SPECIAL EXTRA
Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives or basil just before serving.

SUBSTITUTE
Prepare using 5 cups of whatever vegetables you have on hand.