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Chicken & Vegetable Cheesy Pasta
Chicken & Vegetable Cheesy Pasta

Chicken & Vegetable Cheesy Pasta

35 Min(s)
35 Min(s) Prep
Healthy Living
Easy, cheesy and delicious, this Healthy Living recipe has it all—chicken, veggies and pasta—and it's ready to serve in just 35 minutes.
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
2 cups penne pasta, uncooked
1 Tbsp. oil, divided
1-1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips, divided
7 carrots (1/2 lb.), shredded
1 onion, sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
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Let's Make It
1
Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt.
2
Meanwhile, heat 1 tsp. oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add half the chicken; cook and stir 2 min. or until lightly browned. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining chicken and 1 tsp. of the remaining oil. Add remaining oil, carrots, onions and garlic to skillet; cook and stir 3 min. Return chicken to skillet; cook 2 min. or until done, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; cover to keep warm.
3
Drain pasta, reserving 1-1/4 cups of the cooking water. Return pasta to pan. Stir in reserved water and Singles; cook and stir 1 min. or until Singles are completely melted. Add chicken mixture; cook and stir 2 min. or until heated through. Top with Parmesan and parsley.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Special Extra
For more kick, cook 1 tsp. crushed red pepper with the vegetables and garlic.
Tip 2
Substitute
Substitute boneless pork chops for the chicken.
Tip 3
Nutrition Bonus
Not only are the Singles in this delicious pasta dish a good source of calcium, but the crisp carrots also provide an excellent source of vitamin A. Eating right never tasted so good!
Nutrition
Calories
370.00
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.00g
Saturated Fat 4.50g
Trans Fat 0.00g
Cholesterol 85.00mg
Sodium 350.00mg
Total Carbohydrates 33.00g
Dietary Fibers 3.00g
Sugars 6.00g
Protein 34.00g
Vitamin A
130.00%
Vitamin C
2.00%
Calcium
25.00%
Iron
15.00%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
6 servings, 1-1/3 cups each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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