Walnut-Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

Looking for an easy Walnut-Chicken Fettuccine recipe? Learn how to make Walnut-Chicken Fettuccine using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pwilliam968

Makes 4 servings



Cooking Light (May 2004) Extra Health Benefits Stronger Immunity

Recipe Ingredients for Walnut-Chicken Fettuccine

1/4 cup ground walnuts, divided
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
8 ounces uncooked linguine
2 1/2 tablespoons walnut oil, divided
1 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 pound chicken breast tenders
2 ounces crumbled gorgonzola cheese

Recipe Directions for Walnut-Chicken Fettuccine

  1. Place nuts in a food processor; process until ground. Combine 2 tablespoons ground nuts and flour in a large zip-top plastic bag; set aside.

  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and place in a large bowl. Add remaining ground nuts, 5 teaspoons oil, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper, tossing to coat.

  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1/2 teaspoon oil and garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring contstantly. Add garlic mixture and chopped fresh parsley to pasta; toss to combine. Cover and keep warm.

  4. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add chicken to zip-top plastick bag; shake to coat.

  5. heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken; cook 3 minutes on each side or until done. Serve chicken over pasta and sprinkle with gorgonzola cheese.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 205.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
403
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.3g
20%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
999mg
42%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
35.5g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
35.2g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 9% Iron 15%
* 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
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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