Chicken and Pasta with Creamy Basil Sauce

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta
2
cups fresh broccoli florets
1
tablespoon canola oil
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
teaspoon sugar
1
small red bell pepper, chopped
3/4
cup Yoplait® All Natural Fat Free plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
3
to 4 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves or 1 teaspoon dried basil

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook pasta as directed on package, adding broccoli during last 4 minutes of cook time; drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sprinkle with garlic-pepper. Cook about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix chicken broth, cornstarch and sugar. Add to skillet with bell pepper. Cook about 3 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Stir in pasta, yogurt and basil. Heat over low heat just until hot (do not boil).

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Tips

Expert Tips

Look for packages of pre-cut chicken in the meat department.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
640
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
24%
Sodium
760mg
32%
Potassium
600mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
93g
31%
Dietary Fiber
6g
26%
Sugars
7g
Protein
45g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
5 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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