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


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  • 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


  1. Cook the pasta in a large saucepan as directed.
  2. Heat 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.
  3. Add 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.
  4. Drain 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.
  5. Note: The sauce will thicken upon standing.

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About Leftover Chicken & Creamy Pasta Primavera

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

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