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One Pot Chicken Fajita Pasta

featured in Top 5 Pasta Recipes

Ingredients

for 4 servings

  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 3 chicken breasts, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 5 cups milk (1 ¼ L)
  • 4 cups penne pasta (400 g)
  • 1 cup pepper jack cheese (100 g), shredded

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 1206
    Fat 35g
    Carbs 141g
    Fiber 6g
    Sugar 19g
    Protein 76g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over high heat
  2. Add chicken and cook until no pink is visible, about 5-6 minutes, then take the chicken out.
  3. Add the bell peppers and onion, cooking until the onion is translucent, about 6 minutes.
  4. Add the chicken back to the pot with salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder, stirring until evenly coated, about 30 seconds.
  5. Add the milk and the penne, stirring constantly to prevent any pasta from sticking.
  6. Cook for about 20 minutes until pasta is cooked and the milk has reduced to a thick sauce that coats the pasta.
  7. Add the cheese and mix until melted.
  8. Nutrition Calories: 1958 Fat: 41 grams Carbs: 305 grams Fiber: 16 grams Sugars: 50 grams Protein: 90 grams
  9. Enjoy!