Chicken and Vegetable Pasta Skillet

Stir up an easy chicken pasta dinner with fresh green beans and summer squash.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked bow-tie or rotini pasta
1
tablespoon oil
1
lb uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded), cut into 1-inch pieces
1
small summer squash, sliced
3/4
teaspoon salt
2
cups fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
1
cup Progresso ™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/3
cup chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 3 minutes. Add squash and salt to skillet, and continue cooking 3 to 4 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center; remove from skillet.
  • 3 Add green beans and chicken broth to skillet; cover and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Add cooked chicken mixture and pasta to skillet. Cook about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is hot. Stir in basil just before serving.
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 3 minutes. Add squash and salt to skillet, and continue cooking 3 to 4 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center; remove from skillet.
  • 3 Add green beans and chicken broth to skillet; cover and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Add cooked chicken mixture and pasta to skillet. Cook about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is hot. Stir in basil just before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve with fresh grated Parmesan cheese if you like.

Change up the vegetables with fresh broccoli, cut-up red bell pepper or sliced fresh mushrooms.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
720mg
720%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.