Chicken & Veggie Penne Skillet Recipe

Eating veggies is easy when they're in this delicious chicken skillet. Just 30 minutes and dinner's done!
  • Ready in: 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 25 minutes
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  • Servings: 6

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  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs or breasts, cubed
  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen California blend vegetables (broccoli, carrots, cauliflower)
  • 10 ounces penne pasta
  • 2½ cups 2% milk, warmed
  • 1¼ cups hot water
  • 1 packet Creamy Crab Cheese Ball Mix
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

cooking methods

  • Stovetop


  1. In large skillet, heat Roasted Garlic Infused Oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and Garlic Garlic™ Seasoning. Salt and pepper as desired. Sauté until chicken is lightly browned, about 3-4 minutes.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients except cheese. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15-18 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese. Serve immediately. Sauce will continue to thicken upon standing.

Makes 6 servings. Serve with crusty dinner rolls.

Make ahead & freeze: Combine step 1 ingredients in a quart freezer bag. Place bag, frozen vegetables and unopened Creamy Crab Cheese Ball Mix in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 1.

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Magically Delious This recipe was so easy to make. Having "Magic Chicken" On hand made it quick to put together. My whole family loved it.
Date published: 2017-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SO GOOD!! This recipe was so good! Even my son who is 3 and a super picky eater loved it! Definitely a hit in my house and we will do it again!
Date published: 2017-03-12
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