Creamy Buffalo Chicken Pasta #ReadyPasta

Creamy Buffalo Chicken Pasta

There’s no need for boiling water or draining; all that is needed is a microwave. Or you can just quickly throw it into a hot pot full of cheesy goodness like I did with this recipe for Creamy Buffalo Chicken Pasta.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 863kcal
Author: Katie's Cucina

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 celery stalk diced
  • 1 cup cooked rotisserie chicken shredded
  • 1 tablespoon of flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dehydrated onion
  • 3 tablespoons buffalo sauce
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup bleu cheese crumbles plus additional for topping
  • 1 8.5 oz. Barilla Ready Penne Pasta

Instructions

  • In a saute pan (fitted with a lid) melt hte butter on medium heat. Then add in the diced celery, sautee  for 2 minutes. While the celery cooks, shred the cooked rotisserie chicken and set to the side.
  • Sprinkle the flour on to the celery mixture, then stir in the milk, parsley, dehydrated onion, and buffalo sauce. Cook for 2 minutes until thick then add in the shredded cheddar cheese and bleu cheese. Turn off the heat, mix well and add in the chicken.
  • Once the sauce is thick, add in the Barilla Ready Pasta Penne. Mix well, place the lid on the skillet and cook on low for 4 minutes. Mix well, divide evenly among two plates and top with additional bleu cheese if desired. Enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 863kcal | Carbohydrates: 111g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 1272mg | Potassium: 688mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 643IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 366mg | Iron: 2mg
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