Penne with Chicken, Peas and Peppers Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne with Chicken, Peas and Peppers recipe? Learn how to make Penne with Chicken, Peas and Peppers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by avocet55

Makes 4 servings



Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 15 Minutes Total Time: 25 Minutes Romano cheese can be use instead of Parmasan if prefered.

Recipe Ingredients for Penne with Chicken, Peas and Peppers

8 oz penne pasta
1/2 cup chicken stock
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, cooked, seeded and diced
3/4 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Recipe Directions for Penne with Chicken, Peas and Peppers

Cook pasta in a large pan of boiling water 10 minutes, or until al dente. Drain and set aside. Combine stock and 1/2 cup peas in a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Set aside. Heat oil in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Sauté garlic 30 seconds. Add bell pepper and chicken and sauté 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until chicken is cooked throughout. Add pea purée, whole peas and salt and pepper to taste. Stir well. Stir in pasta and bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes, or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Stir in cheese and toss well before serving.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 248.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
423
Calories from Fat
118
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.1g
20%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
123mg
41%
Sodium
282mg
12%
Potassium
472mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
38.7g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
3.5g
Protein
35.8g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 88%
Calcium 10% Iron 21%
* 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 sugar
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in vitamin C
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