Chicken and Snow Pea Pasta

Dinner ready in 25 minutes! Enjoy pasta with chicken, snow peas and Parmesan cheese – a delightful meal.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

6
oz. vermicelli, broken into fourths
2
teaspoons oil
1
lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-wide strips
1
(6-oz.) pkg. frozen snow pea pods, partially thawed
1
cup skim milk
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1
teaspoon chicken-flavor instant bouillon
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
cup cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese

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Steps

  • 1 Cook vermicelli to desired doneness as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in nonstick Dutch oven or large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken and pea pods; cook until chicken is no longer pink and pea pods are completely thawed, stirring frequently.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine milk, cornstarch, bouillon, garlic powder and basil; blend well. Add to chicken mixture; mix well. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Gently stir in tomatoes. Remove from heat.
  • 4 Drain vermicelli; stir into chicken mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • 1 Cook vermicelli to desired doneness as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in nonstick Dutch oven or large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken and pea pods; cook until chicken is no longer pink and pea pods are completely thawed, stirring frequently.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine milk, cornstarch, bouillon, garlic powder and basil; blend well. Add to chicken mixture; mix well. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Gently stir in tomatoes. Remove from heat.
  • 4 Drain vermicelli; stir into chicken mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To avoid a messy squirt, cut cherry tomatoes with a very sharp knife; a serrated blade may work best.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 3/4 Cups
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
37g
37%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.