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I'm broke and really can't afford a variety of different protein. I usually stick to eggs and chicken but it gets sooooo boring! Anybody have quick and easy recipes for chicken? Things that won't cost a lot in terms of other ingredients?
1 lb of chicken
1/2 box of penne
1 tub PHILADELPHIA Santa Fe Blend Cooking Creme
2 cup freshly chopped spinach
4 diced roma tomatoes
1 1/2 cup frozen corn
2 Tbls butter
1/2 cup shredded cheese
1 small diced onion
1 diced green or res pepper
-Cook up the chicken to your preference, grilled, baked, or my favorite is a lightly breaded and sauteed.
-Boil penne in pot, drain and set aside.
-In large skillet pan (or large pot if you do not have a very big skillet pan) melt butter over medium heat then add spinach, corn, then tomatoes in that order.(If adding onion that goes in first) allowing each to cook for a minute before adding the next ingredient.
-Once spinach is wilted and corn thawed add chicken back in.
-Add tub PHILADELPHIA Santa Fe Blend Cooking Creme and stir until sauce is melted down and spread throughout.
-Add pasta to skillet pan and continue mixing until pasta is coated.
-Scoop onto plates then add shredded cheese as topping.
This recipe will feed a family or have enough for leftovers for a while. I used to make the sauce myself using canned chilies and cream cheese and other spices, but since they came out with the tub I switch because it taste the same as my sauce did at half the cost and double the ease.