Everyday Meals

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces linguine pasta
  • 2skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1green bell pepper, sliced
  • 4fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1green onion, chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

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  • Step 2

    Place the chicken and the Cajun seasoning in a plastic bag. Shake to coat. In a large skillet over medium heat, saute the chicken in butter or margarine until almost tender (5 to 7 minutes).

  • Step 3

    Add the red bell pepper, green bell pepper, mushrooms and green onion. Saute and stir for 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat.

  • Step 4

    Add the cream, basil, lemon pepper, salt, garlic powder and ground black pepper. Heat through. Add the cooked linguine, toss and heat through. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and serve.

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