Chicken Fajita Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 396.0
  • Total Fat: 4.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 62.1 mg
  • Sodium: 933.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 54.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.4 g
  • Protein: 37.3 g

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quick, tasty mix of italian and mexican! quick, tasty mix of italian and mexican!
Number of Servings: 4


    8 oz Penne Pasta ( or any short tube pasta)
    1 lb boneless, skinless Chicken breast halves, thinly sliced.
    2 tbs. ground fajita seasoning
    2 peppers, sliced (2 cups)
    1 onion, sliced (1 cup)
    1 jar (16 ounces - 2 cups) Salsa
    .25 cup shredded cheddar cheese.
    sour cream, optional


Cook Pasta according to directions, drain, reserving 3/4 cup cooking water.
sprinkle chicken with fajita seasoning, in skillet, cook until brown, 4-5 minutes.
With slotted spoon, transfer to platter, reserve.
In same skillet, cook peppers and onion with remaining seasoning until soft. Stir in Salsa, chicken and reserved water. Cook until hot and bubbly. Toss with pasta. Sprinkle with Cheese. If desired, top with your favorite sour cream.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JUSTCATH.