Calico Chicken and Penne

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Lvs2Cook

A yummy recipe that is quick and easy to get on the table.

Top Review by Denise

I can't believe I haven't rated this, we love this dish. I do use Smart Balance and fat free half & half, but that is the only changes I make. Great dish, love the smoky ham combined with the tomato and peppers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in 12-inch skillet until sizzling; add chicken strips. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink (5 to 7 minutes). Add green pepper and onion. Cover; continue cooking until vegetables are crisply tender (5 to 7 minutes).
  3. Add cooked pasta, whipping cream and ham. Cover; continue cooking until heated through (3 to 5 minutes). Stir in cheese, tomatoes, salt and pepper.

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