Chicken Fajita Pasta | quick family meals

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Chicken Fajita Pasta is a healthy and quick family meal made delicious using a Kraft Recipe Makers meal kit!  

After a long day of  juggling two kids, their activities, naps (or no naps), the big question is ‘what’s for dinner tonight?’  While we often have big ideas of recipes to try, what we really end up needing is a quick, easy meal.  We want something healthy too.  This Chicken Fajita Pasta is just that – healthy, easy and delicious!  It is made with fresh chicken, vegetables, cheese and a delicious sauce, which is actually my new secret weapon.  This little secret of mine is Kraft Recipe Makers!

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What I love about Kraft Recipe Makers meal kits is that a lot of the dinner prep work is already done.  Each meal kit comes with two ready-made sauces, while still allowing a lot of room for creativity with a recipe.   The box has several recipes to get your started, such as Tex-Mex Scramble and Beefy Burrito, offering a great variety of ideas with just one kit.  I wanted to come up with my own recipe – Chicken Fajita Pasta.  I used the Tex-Mex Chicken Fajita meal kit, which contains two sauces:  Zesty Lime Fajita Simmer Sauce and a Chipotle and Tomato Salsa.   The simmer sauce is used to cook the chicken and vegetables, and then add the salsa once everything is cooked and mixed together.

Let me show you how simple it is to make Chicken Fajita Pasta using Kraft Recipe Makers in just 5 easy steps:

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That’s it!  Not only was this Chicken Fajita Pasta delicious, but as you can see, dinner can be made in a snap.  Next time we’re pressed for time and wondering ‘what’s for dinner tonight?’ the answer is easy.  Just head over to Walmart and pick up Kraft Recipe Makers, and in a few quick steps, dinner is served!

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Chicken Fajita Pasta
Yields: 6 servings
  • 1 box (12 ounces) penne pasta, or similar shape
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 bells peppers (any color) chopped
  • 1 Kraft Recipe Makers – Tex-Mex Chicken Fajita
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Meanwhile, add chicken to a large skillet and stir in half the Simmer Sauce. Cook until done.
  3. Add vegetables and remaining Simmer Sauce. Cook and stir until vegetables are crisp-tender (about 3 to 5 minutes).
  4. Add in cooked pasta and Salsa, stirring until combined.
  5. Pour mixture into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 5 to 10 minutes, or until heated through and cheese is melted. Remove from oven, serve and enjoy!

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  1. It is dinnertime right now and I could really use a bowl of that! Thanks for sharing! #client