Creamy Pasta with Kalamata, Chicken and Broccoli Recipe

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Submitted by pentictongrrl

Makes 4 servings



Great pasta dish. Quick and easy to make. I tend to substitute mushrooms for kalamata when the mood strikes.

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Pasta with Kalamata, Chicken and Broccoli

3 tbsp. olive oil
1 pound chicken , cut into 1/2-inch slices
2 tbsp. minced garlic
1 pound whole wheat pasta
1/2 cup frozen broccoli
1/4 cup kalamata olives , pitted (about 1/4 pound)
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp. dried chili flakes (optional)
1 tsp. dried Italian herb seasoning
1 Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Creamy Pasta with Kalamata, Chicken and Broccoli

  1. Put water on to boil in a large pot or a pasta pot, fitted with a strainer.

  2. Pour the olive oil into a skillet and set over medium heat. Cook the chicken until it begins to brown. Toss the minced garlic into the skillet and cook just until fragrant and beginning to brown, about 2 minutes. Add the broccoli and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes. If the water in the pot is boiling, add the fresh pasta to the pot. Cook until al dente, about 5 minutes.

  3. Now add the olives to the skillet. Sauté 1 minute, then stir in the milk. Strain the pasta and transfer to a large pasta bowl. Add the to the pasta and toss. Season with Italian herb seasoning, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper before serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 276.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
714
Calories from Fat
161
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.9g
28%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
89mg
30%
Sodium
177mg
7%
Potassium
734mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
88.5g
30%
Dietary Fiber
10.8g
43%
Sugars
5.1g
Protein
48.2g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 9% Iron 28%
* 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
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
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