Cheese and Garlic Rotini With Grilled Chicken

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Cheese and Garlic Rotini With Grilled Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 330.2
  • Total Fat: 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 38.6 mg
  • Sodium: 117.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.2 g
  • Protein: 27.1 g

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Introduction

A creamy garlic cheese sauce served over rotini and grilled chicken. A creamy garlic cheese sauce served over rotini and grilled chicken.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 tsp olive oil
    4 cloves garlic (minced)
    4 tbsp basil
    4 oz fat free cream cheese
    1/2 cup fat free cottage cheese
    1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
    2 oz white wine (optional)
    1/2 cup water
    2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Directions

In a medium sauce pan cook minced garlic and basil in olive oil for about 30 seconds.
Reduce heat.
Add cottage cheese, cream cheese, and Parmesan.
Cook on medium/low heat, stirring often, for approx. 5 minutes or until sauce is smooth.
Add wine and water.
Cook on low for 2 - 3 minutes until sauce thickens.
Cut each chicken breast in half.
Grill and season with pepper and garlic powder or as desired.
Follow the cooking directions on the box for the rotini.
Serve garlic sauce over rotini with grilled chicken on the side and enjoy!


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BLISSFUL_DREAMS.

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    BEWARE!!! The calorie content is WRONG! Its only for the sauce! Once i added the pasta and chicken in to my calorie counter app, it took the cals to over 800! Notice the pasta isn't listed in the ingre. Just in the directions? Otherwise it was good, just no low in cals like you're lead to believe. - 4/9/11

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    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I can tell that I'll llike this from the recipe ingredients.
    Put fresh basil leaves together,roll up into a log and slice thinly to make ribbons,called a chefanade.Always add fresh herbs at the end of the cooking,dry herbs in the beggining.I also like a little cayenne pepper in the sauce..Chef Jim - 7/13/08

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    If you click on "View full nutritional breakdown" above, it does show that 180 calories are alloted for the pasta (2 oz.) and 50 calories are alloted to the chicken (2 oz.) Whether that would be enough to be satisfying is debatable, but the calorie count does include the pasta and the chicken. - 4/19/12

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The recipe doesn't specify if the basil is DRIED or FRESH. This makes a huge difference in the flavor! I'm guessing from the quantity that it should be fresh basil. - 7/14/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Nutritional value for sauce alone with college inn fat free chicken broth substituted for white wine is 97 cal. 3.8 gram fat 3.6gram carb and 10.3 gram protein. lessened basil to 2 tablespoons - 10/31/10

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