Fresh Chicken Pasta With A Twist and A Kick

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11Ingredients
30Minutes
770Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 pound spelt pasta (or other 100%% whole grain pasta)
  • 1/2 pound pasta (Dreamfields)
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley (Italian Parsley)
  • 6 tablespoons parmigiano reggiano cheese (grated fresh)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 lemon (you will zest the lemon and use juice)
  • 8 grape tomatoes (cut in half)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (diced)
  • 3 chicken breasts (baked or poached, seasoned with Italian seaso)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
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    Directions

    1. You can bake or poach your chicken in advance. I like to bake my chicken with added chicken stock to keep it moist. Cut then in 1" cubes.
    2. While your pasta is cooking (per box directions) : zest the lemon set aside, squeeze the juice set aside.
    3. In the bottom of a large serving bowl mix olive oil, pepper flakes and lemon juice and garlic.ç
    4. Drain Hot pasta into bowl with olive oil mixture and toss in cut chicken, parsley, red bell pepper, fresh lemon zest and last the tomatoes.
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    NutritionView More

    770Calories
    Sodium15% DV370mg
    Fat26% DV17g
    Protein112% DV57g
    Carbs33% DV98g
    Fiber28% DV7g
    Calories770Calories from Fat150
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat17g26%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol115mg38%
    Sodium370mg15%
    Potassium1560mg45%
    Protein57g112%
    Calories from Fat150
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate98g33%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Sugars12g24%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C120%
    Calcium20%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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