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Chicken Fajita Pasta is a one-pot dinner that takes 30 minutes to make. Creamy pasta with chicken, peppers, onion and fajita seasoning, you would fall in love with this easy pasta recipe.
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Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta

This Chicken Fajita pasta is a perfect marriage between Italian and Mexican Cuisine. Pasta in a delicious creamy Fajita Sauce, Chicken, Onion and peppers. Perfect one-pot dinner recipe that comes together in 30 minutes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 816kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Dry Penne Pasta
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 pound Chicken Breast cut into strips
  • 1 large Onion Sliced
  • 2 cups Peppers (Red/Yellow/Green)
  • 1 can Tomatoes 14 oz
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoon Fajita seasoning
  • 2 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1/2 cup Cream

Instructions

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a dutch oven/pan big enough to cook pasta.
  • Add Chicken, 1 tablespoon of Fajita seasoning. Stir fry for 3-4 minutes on medium-high heat until the chicken is no longer pink and light brown bits start appearing.
  • Remove chicken from the pan, keep it covered.
  • To the same pot add rest of the oil, butter. Stir in sliced onion and peppers. Cook 2-3 minutes until the veggies have softened a bit.
  • Add minced garlic, fajita seasoning and paprika. Mix and cook for a minute.
  • Remove onion and pepper mixture from the pot and keep aside.
  • To the same pot add Stock, tomatoes and season with salt. Let it come to a boil.
  • Add dried pasts to the pot. Cover and let it cook. It should take 10-15 minutes.
  • When almost 3/4th of the liquid is absorbed and the pasta is almost cooked, add cream, Chicken and Onion pepper mixture back to the pot. Mix everything well.
  • Add shredded cheese to the pan and gently mix everything well.
  • Serve hot.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 816kcal | Carbohydrates: 97g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 350mg | Potassium: 1006mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 834IU | Vitamin C: 65mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 2mg