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Chicken and Vegetable Pasta Skillet

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Stir up an easy chicken pasta dinner with fresh green beans and summer squash.

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

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

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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
18%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
720mg
30%
Potassium
430mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
3g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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