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Chicken and Rotini Primavera

A hearty warm dinner ready in just 30 minutes! This tasty chicken and pasta dish makes a delicious meal.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

6
oz. (2 cups) uncooked rotini (spiral pasta)
10
oz. (2 cups) fresh baby carrots
1/2
lb. fresh asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
cup skim milk
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons chicken-flavor instant bouillon
Dash pepper
4
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-sized pieces
1/3
cup finely shredded fresh Parmesan cheese

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Steps

  • 1 Cook rotini and carrots in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes or until of desired doneness, adding asparagus during last minute of cooking time. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine milk, flour, bouillon and pepper; blend well. Set aside.
  • 3 Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned and no longer pink.
  • 4 Add milk mixture to skillet; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until bubbly and thickened. Stir in Parmesan cheese; cook over medium-low heat until cheese is melted, stirring constantly.
  • 5 Add cooked rotini and vegetables to chicken mixture; toss gently.
  • 1 Cook rotini and carrots in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes or until of desired doneness, adding asparagus during last minute of cooking time. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine milk, flour, bouillon and pepper; blend well. Set aside.
  • 3 Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned and no longer pink.
  • 4 Add milk mixture to skillet; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until bubbly and thickened. Stir in Parmesan cheese; cook over medium-low heat until cheese is melted, stirring constantly.
  • 5 Add cooked rotini and vegetables to chicken mixture; toss gently.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
400mg
400%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
270%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.