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Chicken Penne Recipe

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


Submitted by kchristy6

Makes 3 servings



Penne pasta with chicken in a light cream sauce

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Penne

6 ounces uncooked multigrain penne pasta
1 1/2 cups frozen small broccoli florets
1 cup fat free half-and-half
4 ounces Fat Free Cream Cheese
1 teaspoon Oregano Leaves
1 teaspoon Rosemary Leaves, finely crushed
1 teaspoon Thyme Leaves
1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
14 oz chopped cooked chicken breast
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan or Asiago cheese

Recipe Directions for Chicken Penne

  1. Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, adding broccoli during the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain well.

  2. Meanwhile, bring half-and-half to simmer in small saucepan on medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add cream cheese, oregano, rosemary, thyme, garlic powder and sea salt; whisk until cheese is melted and sauce is well blended. Add chicken; simmer until heated through.

  3. Mix pasta and broccoli together and cover with sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan or Asiago cheese and serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 357.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
471
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
623mg
26%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
53.6g
18%
Dietary Fiber
7.8g
31%
Sugars
6.3g
Protein
52.4g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 29% Iron 21%
* 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
B-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
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