Rotini with Chicken, Asparagus and Tomatoes Recipe

Looking for an easy Rotini w/Chicken, Asparagus and Tomatoes recipe? Learn how to make Rotini w/Chicken, Asparagus and Tomatoes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lindagal

Makes 4 servings



Cooking Light recipe. I used whole wheat pasta instead of regular rotini.

Recipe Ingredients for Rotini w/Chicken, Asparagus and Tomatoes

8 ounces rotini pasta, uncooked
1 pound chicken breast, diced
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 cup asparagus, sliced
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp basil, fresh and chopped
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
1 ounce goat cheese, crumbled

Recipe Directions for Rotini w/Chicken, Asparagus and Tomatoes

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken and asparagus to pan; saute 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and garlic to pan; saute 1 minute.

  3. Remove from heat. Stir in pasta, basil, vinegar and oil. Arrange 2 cups pasta mixture on each of 4 plates; top each serving with 1 tbsp cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Saute

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 299.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
437
Calories from Fat
103
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.4g
18%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
145mg
48%
Sodium
419mg
17%
Potassium
662mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
36.5g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
45.3g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 11% Iron 24%
* 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
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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