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Chicken and Vegetable Pasta


Chicken and Vegetable Pasta

Chicken and Vegetable Pasta

Prep and Cook Time 20 minutes

Yield

Makes 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

8 ounces (4 cups) uncooked bowtie pasta
3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 pound)
2 red or green bell peppers, cut into quarters
1 medium zucchini, cut into halves
1/2 cup Italian dressing
1/2 cup prepared pesto

Preparation

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; place in large bowl. Keep warm. Combine chicken, peppers, zucchini and dressing in medium bowl; toss well.
  2. Prepare grill for direct cooking or preheat broiler.
  3. Grill or broil chicken and vegetables 6 to 8 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  4. Cut vegetables and chicken into bite-size pieces. Add chicken, vegetables and pesto to pasta; toss well.

Nutritional Information

Protein 38 g
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 59 g
Cholesterol 74 mg
Total Fat 34 g
Calories 688
Sodium 514 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 3
Vegetable 2
Starch 3-1/2
Fat 5

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