Creamy Basil & Red Pepper Pasta

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A roasted red pepper cream sauce served with penne pasta, tender chicken, basil and Parmesan cheese - what's not to love? This quick and easy pasta skillet serves four deliciously. Give our Creamy Basil & Red Pepper Pasta recipe a try - you won't regret it.

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  • Cook pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, blend all remaining ingredients except chicken in blender until smooth.
  • Spray large skillet with cooking spray. Add chicken; cook on medium-high heat 3 min., stirring frequently. Stir in pepper mixture; simmer on medium heat 5 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently.
  • Drain pasta. Add to chicken mixture; mix lightly.


If fresh basil is not available, use Italian (flat leaf) parsley instead.


  • 4

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Carbohydrates
  • 3-1/2 Meat & Alternatives

Nutrition Bonus

The red peppers in this colourful dish provide an excellent source of both vitamins A and C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4
Calories 380
% Daily Value
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 540mg
Carbohydrate 39g
Dietary fibre 5g
Sugars 7g
Protein 37g
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 160 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • rmudie |

    Good and easy.

  • kaitch |

    Amazingly delicious, and unbelievably easy. Will be making this over and over for years to come. The kids loved it!

  • Kelsey15 |

    Not only dose this recipe look tasty it is also very flavor full.If you like something with a little kick to your meal than this is it.