Penne with Grilled Chicken, Feta, Asparagus and Carmelized Onions

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 290.8
  • Total Fat: 10.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 51.9 mg
  • Sodium: 483.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 17.9 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    2 cups penne pasta, uncooked
    2 tsp. olive oil
    1/2 cup thin onion slices, separated into rings
    1 tsp. sugar
    1-1/2 cups chopped plum tomatoes
    2 cups cut-up grilled chicken (1-inch pieces)
    1-1/2 cups chicken broth
    1/2 cup diagonally cut asparagus spears (1-inch pieces)
    1/4 cup whipping cream
    4 tsp. minced fresh garlic
    1 pkg. (4 oz.) ATHENOS Crumbled Gorgonzola Cheese
    1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves


COOK pasta as directed on package.

MEANWHILE, heat oil in small skillet on medium heat. Add onions and sugar; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until onions are tender. Remove from heat; set aside.

DRAIN and rinse pasta. Place in large skillet. Add tomatoes; cook on medium heat 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Add chicken, broth, asparagus, cream and garlic; mix well. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Add onions, cheese and basil; mix well. Cook 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NEKOATARI.

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  • Good
    This recipe needs some tweaking. I steamed the asparagus separate because I like my asparagus softer than I think it would have been the way it was listed to be cooked. Also the sauce is bland. Next time I make it I will try it with the Reduced Alfredo Sauce also listed on this site. - 7/23/09

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