Pasta with Chicken and Tarragon Recipe

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Submitted by ttoddg

Makes 4 servings



Creamy chicken with Butternut Squash, Tarragon, and cheese.

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta with Chicken and Tarragon

6 oz whole wheat fusilli
2 tablespoons virgin olive oil
12 oz boneless skinless chicken breast
3/4 oz butter
14 oz butternut squash
2 garlic cloves
1/2 cup dry white wine
3/4 cup cream
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon tarragon
2 tablespoons parsley
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Pasta with Chicken and Tarragon

  1. Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until al dente.

  2. Meanwhile heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large frying pan, add the chicken and cook over high heat for 3-4 minutes, or until lightly browned. remove from saucepan.

  3. Heat the butter and the remaining oil, add the butternut squash and cook, stirring, over high heat for 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook for a further 2 minutes.

  4. Pour in the wine, then reduce the heat to a low and simmer 5 minutes, or until nearly evaporated. Add the cream and chicken and simmer for about 5 minutes, or until thickened.

  5. Stir the lemon zest, lemon juice, tarragon, parsley, and parmesan into the sauce. Season with salt and pepper, then add the hot pasta, tossing until well combined.

  6. Courtesy of Chicken Best Ever Poultry Recipes pg 173

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 298.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
550
Calories from Fat
206
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
22.9g
35%
Saturated Fat
8.1g
41%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
229mg
10%
Potassium
819mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
47.6g
16%
Dietary Fiber
6.0g
24%
Sugars
5.1g
Protein
34.0g
Vitamin A 220% Vitamin C 47%
Calcium 17% Iron 20%
* 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
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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