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Creamy Pasta Primavera

00:30:00 6 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each
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6 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each

Fresh Spring vegetables taste extra special when tossed with penne pasta and a creamy Parmesan sauce.

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  • Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Meanwhile, heat dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken and vegetables; cook 10 to 12 min. or until chicken is done, stirring frequently. Add broth and cream cheese product; cook 2 min. or until cream cheese is melted, stirring constantly. Stir in Parmesan.
  • Drain pasta; return to pan. Add chicken mixture; mix lightly. Cook 1 min. or until heated through. (Sauce will thicken upon standing.)

Special Extra

Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives or basil just before serving.

How to Make it Meatless

Omit chicken. Prepare as directed, cooking vegetables until crisp-tender.


Prepare using 5 cups of whatever cut-up vegetables you have on hand.


  • 6 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

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

Nutrition Bonus

Add vegetables to your family's diet with this creamy colourful meal. As a bonus, the red pepper provides an excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each
Calories 410
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 430mg
Carbohydrate 47g
Dietary fibre 7g
Sugars 7g
Protein 39g
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 60 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 25 %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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