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One Pot Chicken Fajita Pasta

Creamy One Pot Chicken Fajita Pasta


  • Author: Mariam E.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25
  • Yield: 6 1x

Description

This Creamy One Pot Chicken Fajita Pasta, is a Mexican inspired dish that is super delicious, comforting and easy to make. Everything is made in one pot for a mess free meal, perfect for weeknight dinners.


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Ingredients

  • 10 0z. bowtie pasta, uncooked
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups pasta water
  • 1 tbsp. black pepper
  • 2 cups asparagus spears, trimmed and cut into smaller pieces
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsps. fajita spices
  • 1 tbsp. paprika
  • 2 cups multi colored bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsps. olive oil

CHICKEN:

  • 2 lbs. chicken tenders
  • 1 tbsp. fajita seasoning
  • 1 tsp. black pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook Pasta al dente and save 2 cups of the pasta water.
  2. In a skillet, sauté the onions and pepper with olive oil until they are tender. Add in the heavy cream, fajita spices, black pepper, salt, pasta water and parmesan cheese. Bring to boil and then lower the heat and cook on low for about 3 minutes.
  3. Add in the pasta and mix to coat well. Cook for 2 minutes on low. Add in the chicken and asparagus, then cook for another 3 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and serve. Add more grated parmesan or shredded Mexican cheese if desired.

  • Category: Pasta
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 633
  • Sugar: 6.2g
  • Sodium: 1182.3mg
  • Fat: 33.9g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.7g
  • Carbohydrates: 58g
  • Protein: 25.7g

Keywords: Creamy One Pot Chicken Fajita Pasta