Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta

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Chicken tossed in homemade fajita seasoning, cooked with bell peppers, pasta and mixed in a creamy sauce.

  • PREP TIME10 minutes
  • COOK TIME15 minutes
  • TOTAL TIME25 minutes
  • SERVINGS4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breast (boneless, skinless) 1/2 inch diced
  • 2 tablespoons fajita seasoning homemade or store bought
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium yellow onion peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup half and half (or cream)
  • 1/2 cup Monterey jack cheese shredded
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro minced
  • 8 ounces pasta cooked al dente

Instructions

  • Combine chicken breast and fajita seasoning in a medium bowl.
  • Heat olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat and cook chicken for 7 minutes or until almost fully cooked.
  • Add in the peppers and the onion. Cook until the chicken is completely cooked and peppers and onion are slightly softened, about 4 minutes. Add in the garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  • Pour in the half and half and the shredded cheese, stir to combine until slightly thickened.
  • Add cilantro and cooked pasta and stir to combine.
  • If not thick and creamy continue to cook until it reaches desired consistency.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Calories: 541Carbohydrates: 54gProtein: 38gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 108mgSodium: 240mgPotassium: 866mgFiber: 4gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 1471IUVitamin C: 121mgCalcium: 204mgIron: 2mg
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