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Creamy Garlic Pasta Primavera Recipe

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


Submitted by 36tennis

Makes 4 servings



Betty Crocker's recipe but healthier version http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?recipeID=32537&Source=SearchResultPage

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Garlic Pasta Primavera

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 lb chicken breasts, boneless skinless, cut into bite-size strips
6 oz broccoli
6 oz sugar snap peas
6 oz carrots
2 tbsp pesto sauce
1 cup pasta, small shell, uncooked
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 chopped fresh basil leaves to taste

Recipe Directions for Creamy Garlic Pasta Primavera

  1. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 6 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, just until chicken is no longer pink in center.

  2. Cook pasta al dente according to package direction.

  3. Cut broccoli, sugar snap peas, and carrots into desired lengths.

  4. Stir in vegetable, onion powder, and garlic powder. Cover; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are hot. Stir in whipping cream, pasta, pesto, and bell pepper; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until hot.

  5. Turn off heat. Stir in cheese. Let stand 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil. Serve with additional shredded Parmesan cheese if desired.

  6. Makes about 1 3/4 cup per serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 309.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
421
Calories from Fat
154
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.1g
26%
Saturated Fat
6.6g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Sodium
383mg
16%
Potassium
704mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
29.0g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
6.2g
Protein
37.9g
Vitamin A 170% Vitamin C 130%
Calcium 24% Iron 19%
* 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 niacin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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