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Penne with Chickpeas and Chicken Pasta Dish Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne with Chickpeas and chicken pasta dish recipe? Learn how to make Penne with Chickpeas and chicken pasta dish using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rodneywmarion

Makes 8 servings



Something Allen made after Katie made it.

Recipe Ingredients for Penne with Chickpeas and chicken pasta dish

8 oz whole wheat penne
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
3 cups cherry tomatoes
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 yellow bell pepper, julienned
15 oz chickpeas
3 oz feta, crumbled
1/3 cup fresh basil leaves
1/2 tsp lemon zest
1/2 tsp salt
1 freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Penne with Chickpeas and chicken pasta dish

  1. Cook and drain pasta. Reserve about 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid.

  2. In a large skillet, saute onions and garlic until translucent. Add peppers and chickpeas, saute another minute or so. Add in tomatoes and continue cooking for two more minutes.

  3. Stir in the cooked pasta and reserved cooking liquid. Continue to cook until everything is heated through.

  4. Remove from heat and toss with lemon zest, feta, basil and season with salt and pepper.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 174.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
351
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.8g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
288mg
12%
Potassium
654mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
56.8g
19%
Dietary Fiber
13.4g
54%
Sugars
8.5g
Protein
17.1g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 49%
Calcium 13% Iron 28%
* 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 cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
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