Lemon Chicken Primavera

Love fettuccine? This Italian dinner recipe featuring chicken, carrots and a citrus twist is ready in just 25 minutes!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

12
oz uncooked fettuccine
1
tablespoon olive oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
package (9 oz) frozen grilled or cooked chicken breast strips
1
lb fresh asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1 1/2
cups ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots, quartered lengthwise
1
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
2
cups chicken broth
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/3
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (1 1/3 oz)
  • 1 Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 to 60 seconds or until softened. Stir in chicken, asparagus, carrots and lemon-pepper seasoning. Reserve 1/4 cup of the broth; stir remaining broth into chicken mixture. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly heated and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3 In small bowl, blend reserved 1/4 cup broth and the cornstarch until smooth. Add to skillet; cook and stir until thickened. Stir in basil and lemon peel. Spoon chicken mixture over fettuccine; toss to coat. Sprinkle cheese over individual servings.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    1010mg
    1010%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    46g
    46%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    120%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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