Twisty Pasta Primavera with Chicken Recipe

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Twisty Pasta Primavera with Chicken Recipe

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"I frequently turn to this tasty meal-in-one dish to feed my family when time is short," says Elaine Anderson of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. "For a fun variation, try multicolored spirals."
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts water
  • 2-1/2 cups uncooked spiral pasta
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli
  • 3/4 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) reduced-fat reduced-sodium condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add pasta; cook for 4 minutes. Add broccoli and carrots; cook 4-5 minutes longer or until pasta is tender. Drain and place in a bowl. Add mozzarella cheese and chicken.
In another saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until blended. Pour over pasta mixture and toss gently. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Twisty Pasta Primavera with Chicken in Light & Tasty December/January 2002, p45

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cupss: 323 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

  • 2 quarts water
  • 2-1/2 cups uncooked spiral pasta
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli
  • 3/4 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) reduced-fat reduced-sodium condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add pasta; cook for 4 minutes. Add broccoli and carrots; cook 4-5 minutes longer or until pasta is tender. Drain and place in a bowl. Add mozzarella cheese and chicken.
  2. In another saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until blended. Pour over pasta mixture and toss gently. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Twisty Pasta Primavera with Chicken in Light & Tasty December/January 2002, p45

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Cknpatton User ID: 4915971 58003
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2010

"This was a great meal~ I used the tri color spiral pasta and it made it even more colorful~ It was beautiful to look at and VERY tasty~"

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