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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  

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
270
(
Calories from Fat
60
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
(
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
45mg
14%
Sodium
540mg
22%
Potassium
510mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
(
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
,
Sugars
7g
)
Protein
23g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
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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