Cilantro Chicken Pasta

Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6
This simple chicken pasta dinner recipe can be prepared in 30 minutes or less!


  • 8 oz whole-wheat spaghetti 
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 jalapeños, finely diced
  • 2 medium zucchini, cut into half moons
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Toss pasta with lime juice. Set aside. 
  2. Lightly coat a large skillet with cooking spray & heat over medium. Add chicken & garlic. Cook 5-7 minutes. 
  3. Add jalapenos, zucchini & corn. Cook 5-7 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Add pasta to skillet & toss with cilantro. 
  4. Top with cheese & serve!


Swap zucchini for any of your favorite summertime veggies.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per recipe
Serving size (317g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
    Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 105mg
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
    Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
    Total Sugars 4g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 28g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 106mg 8%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 681mg 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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