asparagus, spinach, sundried tomato, chicken and pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 284.1
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 33.4 mg
  • Sodium: 90.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 23.8 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    Asparagus, fresh, 14 spear, medium (5-1/4" to 7" long)
    Garlic, 4 clove
    Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
    Parmesan Cheese, grated, 1 tbsp
    Crushed Red Pepper , .5 tsp
    Spinach, fresh, 0.5 package (10 oz)
    Barilla Plus Mini Penne, 14.5 oz box
    Chicken Breast, no skin, 1 pound
    Sundried Tomatoes 8 halves
    Flax oil (omega3 - 7700 mg), .5 tbsp (if you have, if not add another 1/2 tbsp of olive oil)


-Cook Pasta according to package.
-Cut chicken into bite size pieces, Brown chicken in non stick pan with Pam.
remove chicken, set aside.
- Add tablespoon of olive oil to the pan. Cook and stir garlic, asparagus, sundried tomatoes and red pepper flakes, add spinach a few minutes later and add tbsp of water, if needed. Cook veggies til tender.
- Stir chicken back in, add salt and pepper to your taste.
-Toss in pasta with chicken and veggie mixture.
-Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and add .5 tbsp of flax oil or olive oil (if desired) .

makes 8- 1 cup servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BLONDEGIRL10.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My wife made this for me. It is delicious! And she is, too!!! - 3/24/07

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    Good basic recipe that can be adapted to whatever veggies are in the refrigerator. - 2/29/12

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    The first time I made this excactly as suggested and the next time I realized I had no pasta so made it into a cassarole with crushed cornflake crumbs, and using four times the spinach, more garlic and a little more parmasan cheese. OMG fantastic and we did not miss the pasta at all! - 2/10/12

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    i did not have spinach but substituted with artichokes. Still great! - 8/16/11

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    I added mushrooms, zuchini and used fresh red pepper instead of flakes. I really liked this one. Its so nice to cook a great meal without having to add fat to it! - 8/13/11