Asparagus Chicken Pasta

Asparagus Chicken Pasta

Fat-free ricotta cheese and reduced-fat sour cream hug a delicious pasta-chicken mixture with yellow bell pepper, red onion, asparagus and fresh basil.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

8
oz uncooked spaghetti
1
lb asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces
8
sun-dried tomato halves (not oil-packed), chopped
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
large yellow bell pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
3/4
cup chopped red onion
2
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1 1/2
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
3/4
cup fat-free ricotta cheese
1/3
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
2
tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
  1. Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package--except omit salt.
  2. Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, cook asparagus, tomatoes, garlic, bell pepper, onion and broth over medium heat 5 minutes. Stir in chicken. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until asparagus is crisp-tender and chicken is no longer pink in center.
  3. Stir in spaghetti and remaining ingredients. Toss about 30 seconds or until thoroughly heated.
Makes 6 servings
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 620mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 38g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.