One-Pot Chicken Alfredo Penne

Recipe from Pillsbury™.com (see website for Nutrition facts)
 
One-Pot Chicken Alfredo Penne

Photo by Pillsbury™

Yield: 8 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk
  • 1 lb uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen sweet peas
  • 2 cups shredded or pulled deli rotisserie chicken
  • 1 jar (15 oz) Alfredo pasta sauce
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions: 

  1. In nonstick 5-quart Dutch oven, heat evaporated milk, 4 cups hot water and the pasta to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-high; cook 7 minutes, stirring frequently. Meanwhile, microwave peas as directed on box; drain.
  2. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in chicken and Alfredo sauce. Cook 3 minutes longer, stirring frequently.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in peas and cheese.

Additional Tips: 
Tired of chicken?

  • Substitute chopped ham or cooked shrimp for a delicious twist.
  • A 5-oz bag of baby spinach makes a nice substitution for the peas. Just stir it in with the cheese. Keep stirring until the heat from the pasta wilts the greens.