Sea Shells with Spicy Chicken and Vegetables Recipe

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Submitted by ayshaben

Makes 8 servings



10 points (9 points if olive oil is reduced to 1/2 cup)

Recipe Ingredients for Sea Shells with Spicy Chicken and Vegetables

3/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped garlic
2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
12 ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced into 1-inch square pieces
2 cups broccoli florets, blanched
1 small zucchini, thinly sliced and blanched
1 teaspoon salt
1 pound pasta small shells
1 medium tomato, chopped
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Sea Shells with Spicy Chicken and Vegetables

  1. In a large sauté pan, heat the olive oil over medium. Add the garlic and crushed red pepper

  2. cooking until aromatic, about 30 seconds. Add the chicken and sauté until brown. Add broccoli,

  3. zucchini and salt; cook until tender and brown, about five minutes. Set aside.

  4. In a large pot of boiling water cook the orecchiette until al dente. Prior to draining the pasta, take

  5. 1/4 cup of the hot water and add it to the sauce along with the tomato. Drain the pasta very well.

  6. Place the pasta back into the pot with the sauce and the cheese. Toss very well, until the sauce

  7. is completely incorporated. Serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 178.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
452
Calories from Fat
207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.0g
35%
Saturated Fat
3.7g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
27mg
9%
Sodium
417mg
17%
Potassium
166mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
45.7g
15%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
18.4g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 42%
Calcium 7% Iron 16%
* 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 cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
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