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Garlic Chicken 'N' Pasta Recipe

A jar of store-bought Parmesan sauce makes it a breeze to toss together this chicken and pasta. "I like to garnish the entree with crisp crumbled bacon and chopped fresh basil," notes Phyllis Schmalz from her kitchen in Kansas City, Kansas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) spiral pasta
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) roasted garlic Parmesan sauce
  • 2 small tomatoes, seeded and chopped, divided

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, brown chicken in oil. Add Parmesan sauce; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until chicken juices run clean. Add half of the tomatoes. Drain pasta; top with chicken and sauce. Sprinkle with remaining tomatoes. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 372 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 72 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.