Chicken-Asparagus Rotini

Serve your family with this chicken-asparagus rotini made with tomatoes – a wonderful Italian dinner that’s ready in just 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

2 2/3
cups uncooked whole wheat rotini pasta (8 oz)
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch strips
1/2
teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1
cup 1-inch pieces fresh asparagus
2
cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1
tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4
cup crumbled chèvre (goat) cheese (1 oz)

  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt and oil; drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken and asparagus to skillet; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Add tomatoes and garlic to skillet; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in pasta, basil, vinegar and oil. Sprinkle individual servings with cheese.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.