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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 261.5
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 41.1 mg
  • Sodium: 209.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 20.6 g

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Creamy Rotini with Ground Chicken

Submitted by: FITMOMMY18

Introduction

Super creamy pasta dish with chicken - tastes like comfort food, but light on calories.

Works well as a main dish with a salad - or without for a quick meal.

Feel free to adjust amount of vegetables and add your own such as cooked broccoli, green beans, carrots, etc.
Super creamy pasta dish with chicken - tastes like comfort food, but light on calories.

Works well as a main dish with a salad - or without for a quick meal.

Feel free to adjust amount of vegetables and add your own such as cooked broccoli, green beans, carrots, etc.

Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    - 250 g Lean Ground Chicken breast

    - 1/3 cup light cream cheese

    - 4 tbsp grated Parmesan (or shredded)

    - Tri-colored Rotini (2.5 cups cooked)

    -1/4 cup fat free milk

    - 1/4 or more Frozen Peas and 1/2 cup or more frozen Corn

    - salt and oregano

Directions

Cook pasta according to instructions on package, about 3 handfuls. Also add corn to water along with pasta.

In a large pan cook chicken with some oil (not included in calories), water or broth. Sprinkle with some oregano.

When pasta is done, drain and add to pan when chicken is done (no more pink). Cook chicken to your liking, slightly browned or just cooked through.

Add milk, peas and cream cheese in dollops and stir in over low heat until well blended. Then sprinkle with parmesan and stir just a bit more to mix it in. DONE

Serving Size: makes 5 servings

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FITMOMMY18.






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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very Yummy, I love pasta so this was perfect and very filling! I added a little gralic and onions! I put onions in everything thou:) - 11/13/11

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