Asiago Chicken and Cavatappi

It's a 30-minute weeknight meal! Save even more time when you serve it from the skillet.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups uncooked cavatappi pasta (5 ounces)
3/4
cup boiling water
1/2
cup julienne strips sun-dried tomatoes (not oil-packed)
1
pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/4
teaspoon garlic pepper
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
cups frozen baby bean and carrot blend (from 1-pound bag)
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4
cup shredded Asiago cheese (1 ounce)
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, pour boiling water over tomatoes; let stand 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook chicken, garlic pepper and salt in skillet 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until chicken is brown. Stir in tomato mixture and vegetables. Cover and cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3 Stir in pasta; cook and stir until thoroughly heated. Stir in parsley. Sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

Asiago is a semifirm Italian cheese with a rich, nutty flavor. It's a bit softer than Parmesan cheese and tastes a little smoother.

Place parsley in a glass measuring cup and use kitchen scissors to quickly chop it.

Parmesan cheese is a good substitute for the Asiago.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
55),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
620mg
620%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
12%;
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.