Leftover Chicken & Creamy Pasta Primavera

Vanessa "Nikita" Milare


At least once a week I pre-plan & cook meals that I freeze. I always have leftover chicken. This is a quick & yummy recipe I pull out of my "Second Round Recipe" pack. Great way of using up any leftovers.

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15 Min
30 Min


3 c
penne pasta, uncooked
2 Tbsp
zesty italian dressing
1 1/2 lb
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
2 small
zucchini, cut into bite size pieces
1 1/2 c
aspaeagus, fresh & inch cut up
1 small
red pepper
1 c
chicken broth, low salt
4 oz
philly neufchatel cheese, cubed
1/4 c
parmesan cheese,grated

How to Make Leftover Chicken & Creamy Pasta Primavera


  • 1Cook the pasta in a large saucepan as directed.
  • 2Heat the dressing in a large skillet or frying pan over medium heat. Add in the chicken & veggies. Cook for about 10to 12 mins or until the chicken is done. Make sure to stir frequemntly.
  • 3Add in the broth & Neufchatel cheese. Cook for 1 min longer or until the cheese has melted. Also make sure to stir constantly. Stir in the Parmesan cheese.
  • 4Drain the pasta, return to the pan. Add in the chicken mixture & mix lightly. Cook for 1 min more or until heated all the way through.
  • 5Note: The sauce will thicken upon standing.

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About Leftover Chicken & Creamy Pasta Primavera

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy