Margherita Chicken Pasta

Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 10
This quick recipe is a family favorite that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.
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Ingredients

  • 1 (16 oz) package whole-wheat penne pasta
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup unsalted chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning 
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 1/2 cups plain non-fat Greek yogurt 

Preparation

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain & set aside. 
  2. Lightly coat a large stockpot with cooking spray & heat over medium-high. Add chicken & garlic powder. Cook 3-5 minutes or until browned. 
  3. Add broth, Italian seasoning & cheese. Cook 1-2 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken. Add spinach & tomatoes. Reduce heat & simmer until spinach starts to wilt. 
  4. Stir pasta into pot. Remove from heat & stir in yogurt. Serve immediately. 

Tips

Search for unsalted or low sodium chicken broth to lower sodium content in this meal!

Nutrition Facts

10 servings per recipe
Serving size (324g)
Amount per serving
Calories
370
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
    Saturated Fat 2g 10%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 220mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
    Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
    Total Sugars 3g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
0%
Protein 35g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 141mg 10%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 661mg 15%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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Liz
Super delicious and easy! I did 1 lb of chicken and didn’t add the yogurt in at the end and it was great! Already recommended it to friends.

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