ANGEL HAIR PASTA WITH CHICKEN:

 

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  • Servings: 4
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Ingredients

  • 2 T. olive oil, divided
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1 in. cubes
  • 1 carrot, sliced diagonally in 1/4 in. pieces
  • 1 (10 oz ) pkg. frozen broccoli florets, thawed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 oz. angel hair pasta
  • 2/3 c. low fat chicken broth
  • 1 t. dried basil
  • 1/4 c. grated parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Spray Pam on skillet. Heat to med. Add chicken. Cook, stirring till
  • chicken is cooked through, about 5 min. Remove from skillet .
  • 2. Heat remaining vegetables in Pam coated skillet,also. FIRST; add
  • carrot to skillet, cook, stirring for 4 minutes. Add broccoli and garlic
  • to skillet. Cook, stirring for 2 min longer.
  • 3. Cook pasta according to package directions. While pasta is cooking,
  • add chicken broth,basil and parmesan to skillet. Stir to combine. Return
  • chicken to skillet. Reduce heat and simmer for 4 min.
  • 4. Drain pasta. Place in a large serving bowl. Top w/ chicken and
  • vegetable mixture. Serve immediately.

Notes

TIP: Before cooking pasta, rub the sides of the pot w/ a little oil.

This will prevent the water from boiling over in the pot.

TIP: If you use garlic often, chop several heads of garlic at once.

Place the chopped garlic in 1 T. olive oil in an air tight glass

container. Store in the coldest part of the frig for up to 2 wks.

Categories: High Protein  Pasta  Poultry  Sugar-Free 

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