Lemony Chicken, Asparagus and Pasta Recipe

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Submitted by mbthompson42

Makes 8 servings



Multi-grain pasta with chicken and asparagus with a lemon sauce.

Recipe Ingredients for Lemony Chicken, Asparagus and Pasta

1 lb chicken tenders, cubed
1 tbs olive oil
2 cups asparagus, cut into 1" pieces
1 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup scallions, sliced
1 cup green peas
1/3 cup lemon juice
2 tbs lemon zest
1/4 cup chicken broth, unsalted
16 oz penne rigate, multi-grain

Recipe Directions for Lemony Chicken, Asparagus and Pasta

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.

  2. Brown chicken in 1 tbs oil in large skillet

  3. Add mushrooms and scallions. Cook until starting to get soft.

  4. Add asparagus, green peas and lemon zest.

  5. Cook 2 minutes. Add chicken broth and lemon juice.

  6. When chicken is done, add pasta, let soak up sauce.

  7. Serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 207.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
358
Calories from Fat
64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.1g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
51mg
17%
Sodium
76mg
3%
Potassium
422mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
48.1g
16%
Dietary Fiber
4.0g
16%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
25.5g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 3% Iron 11%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sodium
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