Chicken & Asparagus Rotini Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken & Asparagus Rotini recipe? Learn how to make Chicken & Asparagus Rotini using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kirakarla

Makes 4 servings



Better cold (cool for several hours). Sprinkle with goat cheese or feta if desired. serving size is ~ 2 cups.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken & Asparagus Rotini

8 ounces whole wheat rotini pasta, uncooked
1 pound chicken breast, diced
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 cup asparagus, sliced
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp basil, fresh and chopped
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin

Recipe Directions for Chicken & Asparagus Rotini

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat & coat with Pam or use a little oil.

  3. Sprinkle chicken with salt & pepper then saute.

  4. Add asparagus to pan; saute 5 minutes.

  5. Add tomatoes and garlic to pan; saute 1 minute.

  6. Remove from heat. Stir in pasta, basil, vinegar and oil.

Categories

Chicken, Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 292.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
431
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Potassium
553mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
38.8g
13%
Dietary Fiber
7.7g
31%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
45.7g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 6% Iron 28%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
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