"Pizza" Pasta Toss



Prep Time: 10 min

Total Time: 25 min

Makes: 4 servings



3 cups (8 oz.) penne pasta, uncooked

1/4 cup KRAFT Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

2 oz. OSCAR MAYER Pepperoni, quartered

10 mushrooms, sliced (about 2 cups)

1 green pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)

2 cups spaghetti sauce

1 cup KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian Style Five Cheese Blend



COOK pasta as directed on package.

MEANWHILE, heat dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium heat.

Add pepperoni, mushrooms and peppers; cook and stir 8 min. or until

vegetables are crisp-tender. Add sauce; mix well. Cover. Reduce heat

to low; simmer 3 min.

DRAIN pasta; place in large serving bowl. Add sauce mixture and

cheese; toss to coat.



Variation

Omit pepperoni. Reduce vegetable cooking time to 5 min. Add 2 slices

cooked and crumbled OSCAR MAYER Bacon along with the cheese.



Shortcut

To quickly cut the pepperoni, simply stack the slices before cutting

into quarters as directed.

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Quick & Easy Ravioli with Bacon



Prep Time: 10 min

Total Time: 30 min

Makes: 6 servings, 1 cup each



2 pkg. (9 oz. each) refrigerated cheese ravioli

1 cup milk

4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened

1/3 cup KRAFT 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese

1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning

2 cups frozen broccoli florets

2 green onions, chopped

4 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cooked, drained and crumbled



COOK ravioli as directed on package. Meanwhile, cook milk, cream

cheese, Parmesan cheese and seasoning in large saucepan on medium

heat 3 to 4 min. or until cream cheese is melted and mixture is well

blended, stirring frequently.

DRAIN ravioli. Add to ingredients in saucepan along with the

broccoli; toss to coat. Cover. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 5 min.

or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

ADD onions and bacon; stir. Cook an additional 2 min. or until heated

through, stirring occasionally.



Size-Wise

Enjoy your favorite foods while keeping portion size in mind.



Jazz It Up

For added color, add 1 medium chopped red pepper along with the

broccoli.

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Chicken Parmesan Pasta Toss

Prep Time: 10 min

Total Time: 25 min

Makes: 4 servings, about 2 cups each



8 oz. (1/2 of 16-oz. pkg.) fettuccine, uncooked

1 Tbsp. oil

1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced

2 cloves garlic, minced

3 Tbsp. tomato paste

1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup KRAFT Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette Dressing

1/4 cup KRAFT 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese



COOK pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, heat oil in large

nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook 8 min or until

cooked through, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook an additional 2

min., stirring occasionally.

STIR in tomato paste. Increase heat to medium-high; cook and stir 1

min. Add tomatoes, water and dressing; cook 2 min., stirring

occasionally.

DRAIN pasta; toss with sauce in large serving bowl. Sprinkle with

cheese.