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Calico Chicken with Penne

Calico Chicken with Penne

Colorful vegetables are combined with chicken, ham and penne pasta and ready in less than 25 minutes.

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10 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time


8 ounces (2 1/3 cups) uncooked dried penne pasta

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

8 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast strips

1 small (1 cup) green bell pepper, cut into thin strips

1 small onion, sliced

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1/4 pound thick sliced deli ham or smoked turkey, cut into strips

1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

6 Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced

1/2 teaspoon salt

Freshly ground pepper

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; keep warm.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt butter in 12-inch skillet until sizzling; add chicken strips. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Add green pepper and onion. Cover; continue cooking 5-7 minutes or until vegetables are crisply tender.

  3. STEP 3

    Add cooked pasta, whipping cream and ham. Cover; continue cooking 3-5 minutes or until heated through. Stir in cheese, tomatoes, salt and pepper.

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Nutrition (1 serving)

335 Calories
13 Fat (g)
67 Cholesterol (mg)
590 Sodium (mg)
33 Carbohydrates (g)
2 Dietary Fiber
20 Protein (g)
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