Cali Chicken and Pasta

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by SweetsLady 3

My mom came up with this when I was a kid because there wasn't much else to fix. Years later, it's a go-to recipe in my own home. Great for those busy school nights.

Top Review by CulinaryExplorer

As a lover of creamy pastas it's not often that I find one that can feel less heavy, without sacrificing flavor. This one is one of those that can. Super simple to make, and a great blend of flavors.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Break spaghetti in half and cook just to al dente according to package directions. Before draining, reserve about a cup of the cooking water.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet coated with nonstick spray over medium-high heat, saute onion and mushrooms until golden.
  3. Sprinkle chicken with pepper and italian seasoning. Add to skillet and cook just until browned, 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add thawed vegetables, cover, and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 5-7 minutes or until vegetables are tender-crisp.
  5. Stir in pasta, dressing and cheese. Cook until warmed through.
  6. If mixture becomes dry, gradually add reserved water as needed.

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