Chicken Pasta Primavera Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Pasta Primavera recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Pasta Primavera using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pgrewing

Makes 6 servings



Adapted From StolenMomentsCooking.com

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Pasta Primavera

2 T. butter
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
1/2 lb. carrots, peeled and sliced
1/2 lb. zucchini, sliced
3/4 lb. broccoli, chopped
1/2 c. chicken stock
2 T. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 T. freshly grated lemon zest
1 t. black pepper
1 t. salt
1/2 c. Parmesan cheese, grated, plus extra for garnish
12 oz Penne pasta, fully cooked and drained

Recipe Directions for Chicken Pasta Primavera

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet. Add chicken pieces and cook until browned, about 5 minutes. Add veggies and cook an additional 5 minutes, stirring often.

  2. Add chicken stock, lemon juice and zest and salt and pepper. Bring to a slow boil and simmer for 5-7 minutes, until the liquid is reduced by half. Remove from heat, stir in Parmesan cheese and toss with cooked pasta. Garnish with additional Parmesan before serving.

Categories

Chicken, Pasta, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 306.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
421
Calories from Fat
122
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.6g
21%
Saturated Fat
5.7g
29%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
126mg
42%
Sodium
734mg
31%
Potassium
711mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
41.0g
14%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
34.1g
Vitamin A 139% Vitamin C 105%
Calcium 16% Iron 20%
* 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 sugar
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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