One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta
One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Cook a complete dinner in one pot with this Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta, using mostly pantry-stable items. Perfect for busy weeknights! 

    Ingredients

    • 2 tsp smoked paprika ($0.20)
    • 1 tsp oregano ($0.10)
    • 1 tsp thyme ($0.10)
    • 1/2 tsp garlic powder ($0.05)
    • 1/2 tsp onion powder ($0.05)
    • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper ($0.03)
    • 1/4 tsp black pepper ($0.02)
    • 1/4 tsp salt ($0.02)
    • 1 Tbsp olive oil ($0.16)
    • 1 Tbsp butter ($0.13)
    • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast ($5.47)
    • 1 yellow onion, diced ($0.32)
    • 1/2 lb. penne pasta ($0.75)
    • 15 oz. fire roasted diced tomatoes ($1.00)
    • 2 cups chicken broth ($0.26)
    • 2 oz. cream cheese ($0.50)
    • 3 green onions, sliced ($0.25)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 503 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 23.63%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 30.26%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 107 mg 35.74%
    • Sodium: 1007 mg 41.96%
    • Calcium: 69 mg 6.89%
    • Potassium: 582 mg 16.62%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 54 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.07%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 36 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 25.67%
    • Vitamin C 34.27%
    • Vitamin D 0.28%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq