- Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 316.7
- Total Fat: 11.0 g
- Cholesterol: 95.1 mg
- Sodium: 300.9 mg
- Total Carbs: 13.2 g
- Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
- Protein: 40.6 g
Mediterranean Chicken Pasta
IntroductionMediterranean Pasta that's healthy and takes only 20 minutes to make. My daughter and husband loves this and they don't even know it's a "healthy" recipe. Mediterranean Pasta that's healthy and takes only 20 minutes to make. My daughter and husband loves this and they don't even know it's a "healthy" recipe.
3 TB Extra Virgin Olive Oil
5 cloves of garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, cored and sliced
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into small chunks
salt and pepper to taste
1 TB parsely
1 TB oregano
1/2 Cup homemade or organic low sodium chicken stock
1/4 cup black kalamata olives
1 can artichoke hearts in water, drained
1 can diced tomatoes
1 box whole grain Ronzoni Penne pasta, cooked
Red pepper flakes and parmesan cheese, optional
Heat large skillet to medium-high heat. Add 1 Tb of olive oil. Heat.
Once oil is hot, add garlic, bell peppers, and red onions. Cook just until tender. Remove from pan.
While skillets still hot, add remaining 2 Tb of olive oil. Season chicken with salt and pepper (to tastes), parsley and Oregano. Add chicken to pan and cook halfway. Add chicken stock, olives, artichokes, tomatoes and red bell pepper mixture. Let simmer till hot and chicken is cooked through.
Add hot pasta to plates and top with sauce. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
Add red pepper flakes if desired.
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MRSSIPPY.