Chicken and Peas with Pasta Recipe
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Chicken and Peas with Pasta Recipe

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This creamy noodle dinner has a savory, satisfying flavor that just says "home". Unfortunately, everyone likes it so much there are never any leftovers!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 medium green or sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • Salt to taste
  • 8 ounces pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 450 calories, 25g fat (6g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 397mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 32g protein.


  1. In a 5-qt. Dutch oven, saute chicken in oil over medium heat until browned. Add onion, pepper and garlic; saute until tender. Add peas, broth, cream, Italian seasoning and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 10 minutes. Add pasta and Parmesan cheese; simmer for 5 minutes. Garnish with walnuts. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken and Peas with Pasta in Country Chicken Cookbook 1995, p48

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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mywesselink User ID: 1980088 18812
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2009

"I thought this was easy to make and my kids loved it. I would make this again"

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