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Chicken Fajita Pasta Recipe

A simple and delicious Chicken Fajita Pasta Bake Recipe. Loaded with all of your favourite fajita flavours in a pasta bake. Tasty chicken, with delicious peppers and creamy cheesy pasta. A delicious family friendly midweek meal. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Family Food
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 736 kcal

Ingredients

  • 250 g Pasta
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 500 g Chicken breasts Chopped into small chunks
  • 30 g Fajita seasoning mix
  • 3 Cloves Garlic Peeled and crushed
  • 1 Onions Peeled and sliced
  • 3 Peppers Deseeded and sliced
  • 250 g Cream cheese
  • 400 g Tinned tomatoes
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 100 g Cheddar cheese

To serve

  • Avocado, sour cream and chopped spring onions (scallions)

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta until just cooked through, drain and set aside.

  2. Heat half of the olive oil in a frying pan. Add the chicken and half of the fajita seasoning. Cook for about 10 minutes until cooked through. Remove from the pan and set aside.

  3. Heat the remaining olive oil in the pan over a high heat, add the garlic, onions, peppers and remaining fajita seasoning and cook until slightly blackened at the edges.

  4. Add the chicken back to the pan with the cream cheese, tinned tomatoes and plenty of salt and pepper. Stir until combined and add the cooked pasta. Stir through and then pour into a shallow dish.

  5. Top with the cheese and put under a hot grill until the cheese is melted.

  6. Serve with peeled and sliced avocado, sour cream, lime wedges and a sprinkle of herbs.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Fajita Pasta Recipe
Amount per Serving
Calories
736
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
29
g
45
%
Saturated Fat
 
12
g
75
%
Cholesterol
 
140
mg
47
%
Sodium
 
734
mg
32
%
Potassium
 
1311
mg
37
%
Carbohydrates
 
68
g
23
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
14
g
16
%
Protein
 
48
g
96
%
Vitamin A
 
3640
IU
73
%
Vitamin C
 
127.4
mg
154
%
Calcium
 
343
mg
34
%
Iron
 
3.3
mg
18
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.