Chicken-Pasta Primavera Recipe

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Chicken-Pasta Primavera is an easy and delicious Italian casserole recipe for an any day of the week meal. Features include: Chicken, penne pasta, zucchini, bell peppers, spinach and Parmesan cheese. It is also a healthy, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic and Weight Watchers (8) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 6 servings.

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Servings: 6
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Ingredients

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  • 2-2/3 cups penne pasta, uncooked
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups tightly packed baby spinach leaves
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup thin zucchini slices
  • Italian Seasoning, to taste
  • 1/3 cup grated rosemary & garlic Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  2. Meanwhile heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until no longer pink. Add in next 4 ingredients; cook and stir 4 minutes or until chicken is done.
  3. Drain pasta and add to chicken mixture in skillet along with the Parmesan cheese; mix lightly.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 187g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 500  
Calories from Fat 63 13%
Total Fat 7.21g 9%
Saturated Fat 1.3g 5%
Trans Fat 0.02g  
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 41mg 2%
Potassium 448mg 13%
Total Carbs 81.7g 22%
Dietary Fiber 5.1g 17%
Sugars 3.66g 2%
Protein 25.48g 41%
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  • ShaleeDP
    February 28, 2015
    I really love pasta. this is another one to add to my list to try.

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