Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Creamy Smoked Paprika Tomato Chicken Pasta

I have finally found it...


A creamy and healthy chicken pasta that I can deemed as "guilt free"

Looking at my "free" copy of cheese cook book called "Simply Heaven", I came across this recipe that appears really simple to cook-not to mention slightly healthier than other cream version of pastas. The trick? is to use really light cream cheese. 


I tweaked quite a few things and came up with this version-most of the changes is that I added in quite abit of veges in it.



Creamy  Smoked Paprika Tomato Chicken Pasta  
4 chicken fillets (I cut mine i smaller pieces)
1 onion chopped 
1tsp of garlic
1 tablespoon of flour
4 tsp of smoked paprika
1 can of chopped tomatoes
125 grams of very light cream cheese
2 cup of chopped mushrooms
2 carrots chopped
1 fresh tomato chopped
pasta cooked

Saute garlic and onion. Coat chicken with flour  and pan fry it. Add in some water and tomatoes, Season with paprika and salt/pepper. Whisk cream cheese with fork and then add to sauce. Simmer for 2-3 minutes and add veges. Serve on pasta.

Sharing this idea with Presto Pasta founded by Ruth. This week, she is hosting!

7 comments:

Life for Beginners said...

Guilt-free and still tasty? What a very rare combo, indeed! :)

Mochachocolata Rita said...

hello queen of pasta! :) just in time when i need some pasta inspiration heheh

tigerfish said...

I wanna try adding some cream cheese next time to make creamy tomato pasta sauce. Thanks for the idea and tips ;)

Ruth Daniels said...

Excellent idea. Thanks so much for sharing with Presto Pasta Nights. This week I'm still pastaless - South Beach Dieting, but this one will definitely be on my list for the next phase.

Joanne said...

I think the only time I've ever used paprika in pasta was on mac and cheese! This looks like a super flavorful dish!

Kevin said...

Cream cheese, smoked paprika, mushrooms and chicken sounds like an amazing flavour combination!

daphne said...

Kenny- hehe, that is rare! which is why I cherish this recipe.

rita- hahaah.. u r too kind.

Tigerfish- Hope u like this idea too.

Ruth- cheers ruth!

Joanne- It is a good twist isnt it? And i have to start using
parprika on mac and cheese too

Kelvin- It sure is! =) Thanks for dropping by!

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