Cajun Chicken Pasta
from Melanie Andrews
1 (8 ounce) pkg penne pasta, cooked and drained
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
4 t Cajun seasoning
4 T butter
16 slices red bell pepper
16 slices green bell pepper
1/2 purple onion
6 large mushrooms, sliced
2 c heavy cream
1/2 t dried basil
1/2 t lemon pepper seasoning
1/2 t salt
1/4 t pepper
1/4 t garlic powder
Grated Parmesan cheese, optional
1. Cook pasta, drain.
2. Place chicken and Cajun seasoning in a resealable plastic bag; shake to coat. In a large skillet over medium heat, saute chicken in butter until almost tender (about 5 to 7 minutes).
3. Add the red bell pepper, green bell pepper, and mushrooms. Saute and stir for 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat.
4. Add cream and remaining seasonings; heat through. Add pasta and toss; heat through. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese if desired.
This is one of our favorite pasta dishes! It is wonderful!
I cut this in half for just the two of us.