Creamy Chicken & Carrot Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 578.1
  • Total Fat: 15.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 53.1 mg
  • Sodium: 505.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 70.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.3 g
  • Protein: 40.6 g

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Number of Servings: 1


    3 boneless/skinless breast tenders
    1 cup carrots
    1 cup whole grain penne pasta
    4 Tbsp Kraft Grate-It-Fresh Parmesan cheese
    2 Tbsp Fleishman's light margarine
    1/4 cup 1% milk
    1 tsp garlic powder (NOT SALT!)
    Salt/pepper to taste


1) Bring a pot of water to a boil and add your penne pasta.
2) While your pasta is boiling, add 1 tbsp of the margarine to a skillet. Add in the carrots.
3) Cut the raw chicken into bite sized pieces and add it to the skillet. It is easier to cut raw chicken into smaller pieces with scissors rather than a knife!
4) Add the garlic powder to the skillet.
5) When the chicken takes on an all-over white appearance and then starts to brown, take 1/4 cup of the boiling water from the pasta and add it to the skillet. Cook until the water has boiled off, turn off the heat, and cover with a lid.
6) When the pasta is done, drain it thoroughly and add it to the skillet.
7) Add in the remaining margarine, the milk, and the cheese. Mix well. Turn on the heat to low and allow the to cheese melt.
8) Serve and eat!

Serves one as a whole meal or two people as a side dish.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VACILLATED.

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  • Sounds good, but it surely makes more than one serving. I will definitely try it. - 7/30/08

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  • I have not tried this recipe but it appears to be quite high in calories and carbs. - 8/10/07

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  • This is a wonderful dish, I made it for my entire family and they loved it. - 8/9/07

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  • We enjoyed this, I made it for the family and for the leftovers so I added much more pasta and chicken- I did add a little mozzarella at the end just to give it a little more stick.
    This is a keeper!
    - 7/16/07

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  • Just made it for dinner for my hubby and myself, was SOO good and not too bad for you!!! Thanks =) - 7/12/07

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