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Thursday, March 18, 2010
Lemon Chicken Pasta Recipe
1 tsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
6 oz skinned, boned chicken breast, cut into 1/4" wide strips
1/2 c. frozen peas, thawed
1/3 c. shredded carrots
1/2 c. low-salt chicken broth
2 Tbsp tub-style light cream cheese
2 cups hot cooked Farfalle, cooked w/out salt or fat (about 1 1/4 cups uncooked bow tie pasta)
3 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp grated lemon rind
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add oil, and place over med-high heat until hot. Add garlic; saute' 15 seconds. Add chicken; saute' 1 minute. Add peas and carrots; saute' 1 minute. Remove chicken mixture from skillet; set aside.
2. Add chicken broth & cream cheese to skillet, and cook over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until cream cheese melts, stirring constantly with a whisk. Return chicken mixture to skillet. Stir in pasta, parmesan cheese, lemon rind, salt & pepper, cook 1 minute.
YIELD: 2 servings (serving size 1 1/2 cups)
10 Points Plus Value