Chicken and Pasta Fresca

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked gemelli or rotini pasta (8 oz)
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing
2
large tomatoes, chopped (2 cups)
2
cups chopped deli rotisserie chicken (from 2 lb-chicken)
1
bag (6 oz) fresh baby spinach leaves
1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil about 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add dressing, tomatoes and chicken. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Stir in spinach; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until spinach starts to wilt.
  • 3 In large serving bowl, toss pasta with chicken mixture. Top with cheese.

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Tips

Expert Tips

For Mediterranean flair, stir some halved kalamata olives into this pasta dish.

You will get about 3 cups of chicken from a 2-lb rotisserie chicken, so use the leftovers in another recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
600
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
42%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
24%
Sodium
760mg
32%
Potassium
720mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
56g
19%
Dietary Fiber
5g
21%
Sugars
5g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.