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Skinny Mediterranean-Style Chicken and Pasta

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Skinny Mediterranean-Style Chicken and Pasta
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6
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44% fewer calories • 76% less fat • 83% less sat fat than the original recipe. Have a few minutes? Create a taste of the Mediterranean with deliciously easy ingredients.

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked multigrain penne pasta (6 oz)
2
teaspoons olive or canola oil
1
small onion, chopped (1/3 cup)
2
medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cups 3/4-inch pieces cooked chicken breast
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic no salt added diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (8 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato sauce
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
cup pitted Kalamata olives, quartered lengthwise
3/4
cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese (3 oz)

Directions

  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, cook and drain pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Return to Dutch oven; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Add zucchini and garlic; cook 2 minutes. Stir in chicken, tomatoes, tomato sauce, oregano and basil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is tender and mixture is hot. Stir in olives.
  • 3 Pour chicken mixture over pasta. Top with feta cheese; toss to coat.
Tips  

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

If you want to reduce the cost of this recipe, sliced black olives can be substituted for the Kalamata.

Prepare the veggies and cook the chicken ahead of time; cover and refrigerate until you're ready to make the recipe.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
257.9
(
Calories from Fat
60
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
6.0g
9%
(
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
52.3mg
17%
Sodium
483.3mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
27.7g
9%
(
Dietary Fiber
5.2g
21%
,
Sugars
6.8g
)
Protein
21.5g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
23%
23%
Calcium
11%
11%
Iron
9.90%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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