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Chicken, Olive, and Red Pepper Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken, Olive, and Red Pepper Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Chicken, Olive, and Red Pepper Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by riamae

Makes 4 servings



eco-friendly pasta #2: http://www.mediterrasian.com/delicious_recipes_one_pot_pasta.htm

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken, Olive, and Red Pepper Pasta

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 red bell pepper, julienned
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 1/2 cups boiling water
5 tomatoes, chopped
2 tablespoons tomato paste
12 black olives, pitted and chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
100 g short pasta like penne, spirals, shells or macaroni
175 g skinless chicken breast
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated

Recipe Directions for Chicken, Olive, and Red Pepper Pasta

  1. HEAT olive oil in a large pot.

  2. COOK the onions for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. ADD the garlic and red bell pepper and cook for 3 minutes.

  4. ADD the water, tomatoes, tomato paste, olives, oregano, salt, pepper and pasta, and bring to a boil.

  5. COVER with a lid, reduce the heat to medium, and cook for 20 minutes, stirring once to prevent the pasta sticking.

  6. STIR in chicken and parsley and serve sprinkled with a little Parmesan cheese.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 458.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
285
Calories from Fat
84
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.3g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
778mg
32%
Potassium
733mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
32.3g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4.7g
19%
Sugars
8.2g
Protein
19.0g
Vitamin A 50% Vitamin C 105%
Calcium 8% Iron 16%
* 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
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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