Asiago Chicken and Cavatappi

It's a 30-minute weeknight meal! Save even more time when you serve it from the skillet.

1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, pour boiling water over tomatoes; let stand 10 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook chicken, garlic pepper and salt in skillet 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until chicken is brown. Stir in tomato mixture and vegetables. Cover and cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center and vegetables are crisp-tender.

3. Stir in pasta; cook and stir until thoroughly heated. Stir in parsley. Sprinkle with cheese.

Fettuccine with Ricotta, Tomatoes and Basil

An incredibly quick and easy pasta dish of a butter, ricotta and Parmesan cheese sauce on fettuccine topped with fresh tomato and basil.

1. Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package. Return to saucepan.

2. Stir together butter, ricotta cheese and 1/3 cup of the Parmesan cheese. Toss with hot fettuccine.

3. Top pasta with tomato, basil and remaining Parmesan cheese.

Fiery Fettuccine (lighter recipe)

Evaporated fat-free milk and smoked turkey sausage are the calorie-busting secrets in this rich and creamy pasta favorite.

1. Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package.

2. While fettuccine is cooking, place milk, Creole seasoning and bell peppers in blender or food processor. Cover and blend on high speed until smooth.

3. Pour pepper mixture into 12-inch skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens. Stir in sausage; heat through but do not boil.

4. Serve sausage mixture over fettuccine. Sprinkle with onions.