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Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

I combined two pasta sauces and added Cajun seasoning for kick in this quick- mix casserole. Using frozen onions and peppers speeds things up even more. Or try adding mushrooms or frozen peas. —Rebecca Reece, Henderson, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1 large sweet onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 4 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 jar (15 ounces) Alfredo sauce
  • 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onion and peppers in oil until tender. Add the chicken, Cajun seasoning and garlic; heat through. Transfer to a large bowl. Drain fettuccine; add to chicken mixture. Stir in Alfredo and spaghetti sauces.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheeses. Cover and bake at 375° for 15 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until golden brown. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 401 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 898 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.