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Buffalo Chicken Pasta

This is like eating the pasta version of a Buffalo chicken wrap. You are going to love this quick weeknight meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 582kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup colby jack cheese for topping
  • 1 green onion for topping
  • 1/2 lb penne pasta

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F
  • Season chicken with granulated garlic, oregano, paprika, salt and pepper.
  • Grill the chicken over medium high heat for 4-5 minutes on each side, the chicken will finish cooking in the sauce.
  • In a large skillet, heat some olive oil. Add the onions and cook until the onions are soft and translucent.
  • Stir in the garlic and chicken and cook for an additional 20 seconds.
  • Add the buffalo sauce, chicken broth, and cream cheese. Cook over medium low heat for 15-20 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
  • Stir in the cooked penne to the skillet and top it off with colby jack cheese.
  • Bake for 10 minutes and finish it off with green onions

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Nutrition

Calories: 582kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 1459mg | Potassium: 525mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 660IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 124mg | Iron: 2mg