Hunts® Lemon Tomato Chicken Pasta

Hunts® Lemon Tomato Chicken Pasta


"Lemon and fresh basil complement tomatoes in this chicken and pasta dish."


30 m servings 318 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 318 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 10.2 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 35g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 22.3 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 526 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt. Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and garlic; cook 4 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  2. Stir together undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce and lemon juice in same skillet; bring to a boil. Add cream cheese; stir until cream cheese is melted completely. Simmer 2 to 3 minutes to thicken slightly.
  3. Drain pasta. Add to sauce in skillet; stir to coat. Stir in chicken, basil and lemon peel. Sprinkle with pepper, if desired.


  • Cook's Tip: Substitute 4 oz. cubed regular cream cheese for the soft cream cheese spread. Stir sauce with whisk to combine.
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  1. 39 Ratings


This was amazing. Can't wait to make it again! I think I'll be adding a little vodka next time. :)

YUMMY! Made this for the first time for dinner and it was excellent. I did not have fresh basil or lemon so I had to used dried basil and used 2 teaspoons and used the "real lemon" lemon juice a...

Hubbie and I loved this. Not too bad for the waistline, either, as long as you don't eat a huge portion. We used fat-free cream cheese. I also didn't use any of the lemon zest and it was stil...

Used some grass fed ground beef instead of chicken. Added some chedder cheese as a topping. What an easy and very tasty dinner.

First of all, this was delicious! I didn't have any tomato sauce so I used ketchup. We didn't have any chicken breast, so I substituted imitation crab meat. I also don't like lemon juice so I ...

i used 16 oz of pasta and it was plenty of sauce... really good!

My husband really liked this but I wasn't crazy about it. The lemon and tomato combo didn't work for me. It didn't taste bad, it just wasn't something I'd ever want to make again.

I made this as is and it was great. The lemon really adds a freshness to the recipe.

What I like best was the simplicity of the recipe which produced a very delicious meal. I didn't have any chicken so I used a pound of ground turkey which worked well. Also with the acidity fr...