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Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Recipe
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Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

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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.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 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

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.

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.
Originally published as Cajun Chicken Fettuccine in Simple & Delicious January/February 2009, p18

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.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Feb. 28, 2015

"Delicious. Make again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2014

"I've made this twice now and we love it. It's so easy and totally delicious. Thanks for a great recipe!"

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Reviewed Jul. 28, 2014

"T. Hanna, I completely agree. What's the point in pinning it, if someone just decides to take over with another recipe?!? I can't comment on this recipe but here's the link that this page used to take us to. http://comfortablydomestic.com/2011/03/05/cajun-chicken-alfredo/

I'm having it for dinner tonight!"

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Reviewed May. 12, 2014

"I'm wondering what happened to the site this recipe used to take me too, B/C it was a blog with a fantastic homemade alfredo sauce (no disgusting canned bologna) and I want that recipe! Did you guys buy rights or something b/c this version and it's ingredient list is disappointing to say the least."

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Reviewed May. 7, 2014

"This is a great recipe and easy, too. My husband likes spicy pasta dishes and he loved this one.

In addition to the other ingredients, I added some sliced hot and spicy Polish sausage to the mixture as well. I'll be making this one again!"

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