Ingredient List
For the Pasta with chicken:
  • 12 ounces penne whole wheat pasta, or similar shape
  • 12 ounces skinless chicken breasts, cut in ¾-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 red or green bell pepper, cut in ¾-inch pieces
  • ¾ cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup frozen peas, slightly thawed
  • 16-ounce jar Alfredo pasta sauce
  • 2 tomatoes, cut in wedges
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh grated Parmesan cheese, optional
For the pasta with chicken
  • Cook pasta according to package; drain.

  • In medium saucepan on medium-high heat, brown chicken in 1 tablespoon oil until no longer pink in middle. Remove chicken from pan and set aside, leaving remaining oil in pan.

  • Add bell pepper, sauté 2 minutes; add onion and garlic, sauté until onion is clear, about 2 minutes; add to chicken.

  • Add 1 tablespoon oil to saucepan and sauté mushrooms until just wilted. Return chicken and vegetables to pan.

  • Add peas and pasta sauce. Bring to a boil.

  • Add tomatoes and heat 1 minute. Serve with Parmesan cheese.

  • One serving provides approximately: 435 calories, 15g total fat, 7g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 54mg cholesterol, 368mg sodium, 52g total carbohydrate, 7g dietary fiber, 26g protein, 3mg iron.

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