Quick and Easy Pasta Recipes: Cappellini Caprese and Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe



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Quick and Easy Pasta Recipes: Cappellini Caprese and Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

Michele McAdoo for the Kraft Kitchens shows how to make two restaurant style pasta dishes that are easy to make at home. Capelinni Caresse  and Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken are sure to impress your family and friends.

Capellini Caresse
Ingredients
1/2 lb. capellini or spaghetti, uncooked
1/2 cup KRAFT Tuscan House Italian Dressing and Marinade
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups halved grape or cherry tomatoes
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese
1/3 cup fresh basil, finely sliced

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 25 min
Servings: 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups each

Instructions
Cook pasta as directed on package.
Meanwhile, heat dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic; cook and stir 2 min. Add tomatoes; cook 5 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
Drain pasta. Add to tomato mixture; mix lightly. Sprinkle with cheese and basil.

Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken
Ingredients
1/2 lb. fettuccine, uncooked
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
1-1/4 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
4 tsp. flour
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, cubed
3 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. pepper

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 25 min
Servings: 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups each

Instructions
Cook pasta as directed on package.
Meanwhile, heat large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 7 min. or until chicken is done, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet. Mix broth and flour in same skillet. Stir in Neufchatel, 2 Tbsp. Parmesan, garlic powder and pepper; cook 2 min. or until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly with whisk. Stir in chicken.
Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add chicken mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan.
Tips
– Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley just before serving.
– Prepare as directed, using whole wheat fettuccine.
– Stir in 2 cups chopped cooked broccoli before serving.

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