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Tomato-Basil Linguine with Chicken

tomato-basil linguine with chicken Entree
Tomato-Basil Linguine with Chicken
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4

Looking for a warm one-dish dinner? Enjoy this herb flavored chicken and pasta recipe made in just 20 minutes.

Updated August 18, 2010

Ingredients

  • 5
    oz refrigerated linguine
  • 4
    boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2
    teaspoons chopped garlic in water (from 4.5-oz jar)
  • 1
    can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with Italian herbs, undrained
  • 1 1/2
    teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 1/4
    cup grated Parmesan cheese

Steps

  • 1
    Cook linguine as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and garlic; cook 5 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 3
    Stir in tomatoes and basil. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 4
    Gently stir in cooked linguine. Sprinkle with cheese.

  • "I like to use convenience items like chopped garlic in a jar—it's a handy substitute for fresh. Not only does it save my time, it seems to keep forever in my refrigerator."

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
720mg
30%
Potassium
260mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
6g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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