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Chicken Primavera

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6
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Italian dinner ready in 30 minutes featuring chicken, pasta and veggies.

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (8 oz)
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/2
pound fresh asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
cup julienne carrots (from 10-oz bag)
1/2
medium yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
cups cubed deli rotisserie chicken (from 2-lb chicken)
1
bottle (16 oz) olive oil-and-vinegar dressing
1
cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
2
tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil leaves

Directions

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook asparagus, carrots and bell pepper in oil 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender.
  • 3 Reduce heat to low. Stir in cooked pasta, chicken, dressing and tomatoes. Cook until thoroughly heated. Stir in basil. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Pasta can quickly absorb the dressing, so plan to cook this entrée just before serving.

Serve this dish with sliced warm Artisan bread.

Primavera is an Italian term that means “spring style.” In cooking, pasta primavera means pasta tossed with cooked fresh vegetables.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
820
Calories from Fat
410
% Daily Value
Total Fat
45g
70%
Saturated Fat
24g
121%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
170mg
57%
Sodium
1100mg
46%
Total Carbohydrate
62g
21%
Dietary Fiber
5g
21%
Sugars
6g
Protein
40g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
140%
140%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 7 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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