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Twisty Pasta Primavera with Chicken

"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."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 2 quarts water
  • 2-1/2 cups uncooked spiral pasta
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli
  • 3/4 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup 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


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

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  • Cknpatton
    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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    Feb 23, 2009

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    Apr 23, 2006

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