Pasta with Chicken and Asparagus Recipe

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Submitted by mbthompson42

Makes 6 servings



Multi grain pasta with chicken & asparagus

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta with Chicken and Asparagus

1 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
1 tbs extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
1 cup zucchini, sliced
1 cup yellow squash, sliced
1 lb asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1" pieces
2 tsp salt
1 fruit+2-1/8"+dia lemon
1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth 99% fat free
1/2 tsp thyme
1 lb Plus Penne

Recipe Directions for Pasta with Chicken and Asparagus

  1. Cook pasta per directions, drain and reserve

  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat

  3. cut chicken into 1" cubes-add to hot oil

  4. let brown before stirring

  5. once chicken is done, add onion, cook 2 to 3 minutes

  6. add mushrooms, garlic & asparagus, cook 2 minutes

  7. add zucchini & squash, stir and add juice from lemon & chicken broth

  8. turn down to med low and cook 5 to 10 minutes, until squash is soft

  9. stir in pasta and take off heat

  10. let sit a few minutes to let pasta absorb some of sauce

  11. serve

Categories

Chicken, Pasta, Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 367.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
517
Calories from Fat
116
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.9g
20%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
956mg
40%
Potassium
611mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
56.6g
19%
Dietary Fiber
7.9g
32%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
47.4g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 5% Iron 32%
* 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 sugar
  • High in niacin
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