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Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Rich in Vitamins, Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (53% daily value), Vitamin A (23% dv), Iron (21% dv), Magnesium & Potassium (20% dv).

Prep
Cook
Serves 6people
Ingredients
8
oz whole-wheat fusilli or rotini
1
tbsp canola oil
2
slices bacon, chopped
1
large sweet onion, halved and thinly sliced
1
lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium green bell pepper, sliced
3
cloves garlic, minced
4
tsp Cajun seasoning (see Tip
1/2
tsp freshly ground pepper
1
tbsp all-purpose flour
1
can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
1/3
cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/2
cup sliced scallions for garnish
Directions
1.
1.Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta until just tender, 8 to 10 minutes or according to package directions. Drain.
2.
2.Meanwhile, heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add bacon and onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until beginning to brown, about 2 minutes. Add chicken, bell pepper, garlic, Cajun seasoning and pepper. Cook stirring, until the onion and bell pepper are beginning to soften, about 4 minutes.
3.
3.Add flour and stir to coat. Add tomatoes and their juice; bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring often, until the sauce is bubbling and thickened and the chicken is cooked through, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in sour cream.
4.
4.Stir the pasta into the sauce. Serve sprinkled with scallions, if desired.

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