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Zesty Chicken and Pasta
Zesty Chicken and Pasta

Zesty Chicken and Pasta

25 Min(s)
10 Min(s) Prep
15 Min(s) Cook
Healthy Living
If getting your kids to eat broccoli seems impossible, try our veggies and chicken pasta. Ready in a flash, it can fit into a smart eating plan. Mission possible.
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) fusilli pasta, uncooked
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 cups small broccoli florets
1 large red pepper, chopped
1 small onion, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
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Let's Make It
1
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
2
Meanwhile, heat 1/4 cup dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 5 min. or until done. Add vegetables and parsley; cook 5 min. or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
3
Drain pasta; toss with chicken mixture and remaining dressing. Top with cheese.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Prepare using whole wheat fusilli pasta.
Tip 2
Substitute
Substitute uncooked deveined peeled shrimp for the chicken, reducing the cooking time to 2 min. or until shrimp turn pink before adding the vegetables and parsley.
Tip 3
Family Fun
Prepare using your family's favorite pasta, such as fettuccine or spaghetti.
Tip 4
Nutrition Bonus
Your entire family is sure to love this delicious low-fat, low-sodium main dish. As a bonus, the combination of broccoli and peppers is a good source of vitamin C and also provides vitamin A.
Nutrition
Calories
300
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
8%
Saturated Fat 2g
10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg
17%
Sodium 320mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates 34g
12%
Dietary Fibers 3g
11%
Sugars 5g
10%
Protein 25g
50%
Vitamin A
35%
Vitamin C
35%
Calcium
8%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 6 servings, 1 cup each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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