Chicken and Pasta Fresca

Chicken and Pasta Fresca

Looking for a hearty dinner? Then check out this cheesy pasta and chicken recipe that is ready in 20 minutes – perfect if you love an Italian cuisine.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

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)
  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.
Makes 4 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
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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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 600
    • (Calories from Fat 240),
  • Total Fat 27g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 760mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 56g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 33g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.