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Whole Wheat Penne Pasta with Chicken & Vegetables Recipe

Looking for an easy Whole Wheat Penne Pasta with Chicken & Vegetables recipe? Learn how to make Whole Wheat Penne Pasta with Chicken & Vegetables using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lgooch1975

Makes 8 servings



Perdue Chicken Short Cuts was used in place of fresh chicken breasts

Recipe Ingredients for Whole Wheat Penne Pasta with Chicken & Vegetables

14 1/2 ounce whole wheat penne pasta
9 ounces of sliced boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 yellow squash, sliced
2 zucchini, sliced
14 1/2 ounce diced organic tomatoes
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp basil
1 tsp oregano
1 salt
1 pepper

Recipe Directions for Whole Wheat Penne Pasta with Chicken & Vegetables

In a large pot, bring water to a boil. Add pasta and cook according to directions. Cook pasta until al dente, then drain pasta and set aside. Meanwhile in a large skillet, heat olive oil then add squash and zucchini and saute until soft. Add basil, oregano, salt and pepper to taste. Add chicken cuts continue to heat for 5 minutes. Add diced tomatoes and continue to heat thoroughly. Add pasta to skillet and combine all ingredients. Serve hot.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 236.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
287
Calories from Fat
62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.9g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
28mg
9%
Sodium
68mg
3%
Potassium
460mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
41.5g
14%
Dietary Fiber
7.2g
29%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
19.0g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 5% Iron 19%
* 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 saturated fat
  • Low in sodium
  • High in vitamin C
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