Sunday, February 10, 2008

Zesty is the besty...

How do you make a usually dull Thursday night fun? With Zesty Chicken & Pasta of course! It is very much like you typical pasta salad, only served warm with chicken. It is delicious!

Zesty Chicken & Pasta

6 servings

1 pkg. (8 oz.) Rotini pasta
1/2 cup Kraft Light House Italian Reduced Fat Dressing, divided
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 cups broccoli florets
1/2 of a red pepper, chopped
1/2 of a yellow pepper, chopped
1 small onion, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese

Cook pasta as directed on package.

Meanwhile, heat 1/4 cup of the dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 min. or until cooked through, stirring occasionally. Add vegetables and parsley; cook 5 min. or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.

Drain pasta; mix with chicken mixture and remaining 1/4 cup dressing. Sprinkle with cheese.

Calories 440 Total fat 9 g Saturated fat 3 g Cholesterol 75 mg Sodium 490 mg Carbohydrate 52 g Dietary fiber 4 g Sugars 7 g Protein 36g Vitamin A 50 %DV Vitamin C 90 %DV Calcium 15 %DV Iron 20 %DV

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