Cajun Chicken Pasta on the Lighter Side -  You can make this with shrimp instead of chicken, or use a combination of both. Make this vegetarian by leaving the chicken out or replacing it with tofu and the chicken broth with vegetable broth. You can also make this gluten-free by using brown rice pasta..

Recipe: Cajun Chicken Pasta on the Lighter Side

Summary: You can make this with shrimp instead of chicken, or use a combination of both. Make this vegetarian by leaving the chicken out or replacing it with tofu and the chicken broth with vegetable broth. You can also make this gluten-free by using brown rice pasta and replacing the flour with 1 teaspoon of corn starch. Hope you enjoy!!

Ingredients

    • 8 ounces uncooked linguine (I used Dreamfields)
    • 1 pound chicken breast strips
    • 1-2 tsp Cajun seasoning (or to taste)
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced
    • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
    • 8 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced
    • 1/2 red onion, sliced
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
    • 1 cup fat free low sodium chicken broth
    • 1/3 cup skim milk
    • 1 tbsp flour
    • 3 tbsp light cream cheese
    • fresh cracked pepper
    • 2 scallions, chopped
    • salt to taste
    • Smart Balance cooking spray

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Preparation time: 20 minute(s)

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4