Lemony Chicken and Bow Tie Pasta

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4
Lemony Chicken and Bow Tie Pasta

Ingredients

4
oz. (2 cups) uncooked bow tie pasta (farfalle)
3/4
lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 cups)
1
cup chicken broth
4
teaspoons cornstarch
2
teaspoons sugar
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into thin bite-sized strips
1
medium yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4
cup sliced green onions
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package, adding asparagus during last 2 to 4 minutes of cooking time; cook until asparagus is crisp-tender. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine broth, cornstarch and sugar; blend well. Set aside.
  • 3
    Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken and bell pepper; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned and no longer pink, stirring frequently.
  • 4
    Add cornstarch mixture to skillet; cook and stir just until mixture begins to thicken. Add cooked pasta and asparagus, onions and lemon peel; cook and stir until thoroughly heated. If desired, add salt and pepper to taste.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
260mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
5g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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