Creamy Dijon Chicken with Asparagus and Peas

Creamy Dijon Chicken with Asparagus and Peas

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 25 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Shredded chicken, penne pasta, asparagus and sweet peas are mixed with a creamy Dijon mustard-sauce in this quick and easy dinner dish. Accompany with a bottle of Chardonnay or a Chianti.


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast , cut into strips
  • 1 can condensed cream of asparagus soup
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/9 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 pound asparagus, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 cups penne pasta
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions and then drain well.
  2. In the meantime, place the oil into a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and brown for about 5 minutes before stirring in the soup, milk, mustard, pepper, asparagus and peas. Cook the mixture, covered, for 6 minutes over low heat and then add the cooked pasta.
  3. Stir the mixture well to combine, cook for about 3 minutes and then serve immediately topped with the shredded cheddar cheese.

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