Penne Pasta with Chicken and Asparagus

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 354.3
  • Total Fat: 7.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 35.7 mg
  • Sodium: 154.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 47.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.7 g
  • Protein: 24.2 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    1 (16oz. package dried penne pasta
    3 T. Olive Oil
    2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts about 1# cut into cubes
    salt and pepper to taste
    4 Garlic Cloves minced
    1/2 c. Low Sodium Chicken Broth
    1# Asparagus s[ears cut on diagonal into 1-inch pieces
    1/4 c. Parmesan Cheese


Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boil. Add pasta, and cook until al dente, about 8-10 mintues. Drain and set aside. Warm a skillet over medium high heat then spray with Pam, and add 1 T. Olive oil. Stir in chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook until chicken is cooked through and browned, about 5 mintues. Remove chicken to paper towels. Pour chicken broth into the skillet. Then stir in asparagus, garlic, mushrooms, and salt and pepper to taste. Cover and steam until the asparagus is just tender, about 5-10 minutes. Return chicken to the skillet, and warm through. Stir chicken mixture into the pasta, and mix well. Let sit 5 minutes. Drizzle with 2 T. olive oil, stir again, then sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese.

Serving Size: Makes 8 servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BUSLADY58.

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