Lemon Tomato Chicken Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy lemon tomato chicken pasta recipe? Learn how to make lemon tomato chicken pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by housenut03

Makes 6 servings



with light or ff cream cheese spread

Recipe Ingredients for lemon tomato chicken pasta

8 ounces dry cavatappi or rotini pasta, uncooked
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
14 1/2 ounce Hunt'sŪ Petite Diced Tomatoes, undrained
8 ounce Hunt'sŪ Tomato Sauce
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup Light Cream Cheese Spread
3/4 ounce fresh basil, coarsely chopped
1/4 teaspoon shredded lemon peel

Recipe Directions for lemon tomato chicken pasta

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt. Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and garlic; cook 4 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet; keep warm.

  2. Stir together undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce and lemon juice in same skillet; bring to a boil. Add cream cheese; stir until cream cheese is melted completely. Simmer 2 to 3 minutes to thicken slightly.

  3. Drain pasta. Add to sauce in skillet; stir to coat. Stir in chicken, basil and lemon peel. Sprinkle with pepper, if desired.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 250.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
326
Calories from Fat
46
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.1g
8%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
234mg
10%
Potassium
122mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
37.0g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
14%
Sugars
6.0g
Protein
30.6g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 6% Iron 9%
* 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
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