Healthified Angel Chicken Pasta

74% less fat • 49% fewer calories • 42% less sat fat than the original recipe. Give credit to reduced-fat cream cheese and skim milk.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
teaspoons olive oil
3
cups sliced fresh mushrooms (8 oz)
1/2
cup dry white wine or Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
can (10.75 oz) condensed golden mushroom soup
4
oz reduced-fat cream cheese with chives and onion (from 8-oz container)
1
cup fat-free (skim) milk
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
6
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1
teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon salt
8
oz uncooked angel hair (capellini) pasta
4
cups Green Giant™ Select® frozen broccoli florets (from 24-oz bag)

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Reduce heat to medium low. Stir in wine and soup until blended and smooth. Add cream cheese; cook, stirring constantly, until cheese is melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in milk and mustard; cook just until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Place chicken breasts in baking dish; sprinkle with Italian seasoning, pepper and salt. Pour sauce over chicken. Bake uncovered 35 to 45 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 5- or 6-quart saucepan, heat 3 quarts water to boiling. Add pasta; stir in broccoli. Return to boiling. Cook 2 to 4 minutes or until pasta is tender; drain. Serve chicken and sauce with pasta mixture.

Expert Tips

Eat Better America Test Kitchens replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

Multigrain or whole-grain pasta can be substituted for the regular pasta. Cook as directed on box, adding broccoli during last 4 minutes of cooking time.

Angel hair pasta cooks very quickly, so time it so that it is ready just before serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
710mg
710%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
38g
38%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.