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Chicken, Tomato and Basil Pasta Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken, tomato and basil pasta sauce recipe? Learn how to make Chicken, tomato and basil pasta sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tene

Makes 2 servings



Minimally altered from a recipe found here: http://allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/957/basil-chicken-with-vermicelli.aspx Note that the pasta needs to be added to your food log as a separate item.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken, tomato and basil pasta sauce

1 tsp olive oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
250 g chopped tomatoes
250 g organic skinless chicken breasts
10 g fresh basil, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 tsp dried crushed red chillies

Recipe Directions for Chicken, tomato and basil pasta sauce

  1. Cook pasta according to packet instructions. Drain, and set aside.

  2. In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sauté the onions and garlic. Stir in the tomatoes, chicken, basil, salt and chillies. Reduce heat to medium, and cover frying pan. Simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

  3. Toss sauce with pasta to coat and heat through. Serve with Parmesan (remember to add this to your food log as a separate item if using).

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 295.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
192
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
121mg
40%
Sodium
669mg
28%
Potassium
711mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
9.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
30.6g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* 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
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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