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Friday, July 27 2012

Combine carrots, chicken, and pasta for a light weeknight dinner that's ready in less than 30 minutes.


Chicken with Parmesan Noodles
Recipe from 
Servings: 4 servings
Total Time: 20 mins
     9-oz. pkg.  refrigerated angel hair pasta
     large  carrots, thinly sliced
     Tbsp.  butter
    1-1/2  lb.  skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
    1/4  cup  purchased basil pesto
    1/4  cup  finely shredded Parmesan cheese
        Olive oil (optional)
        Fresh basil (optional)
Cook pasta according to package directions.
Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet cook carrots in 1 tablespoon melted butter over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add chicken; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until no pink remains in chicken. Addpesto; toss to coat.
Drain pasta. Return to pan; toss with remaining butter. Serve with chicken mixture. Sprinkle pasta with Parmesan cheese and ground black pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and top with basil. Makes 4 servings.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 567, Total Fat 19 g, Saturated Fat 8 g, Monounsaturated Fat 3 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 164 mg, Sodium 452 mg, Carbohydrate 47 g, Total Sugar 7 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 52 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 11%, Calcium 19%, Iron 16%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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