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Margherita Chicken Pasta
Healthy pasta recipes: Margherita Chicken Pasta from ONIE
Margherita Chicken Pasta

Servings:

10

Time:

25 minutes

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/Notes

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