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skillet with chicken pasta primavera

CHICKEN PASTA PRIMAVERA

Katerina | Diethood
For a quick and light pasta dinner, whip up this Chicken Pasta Primavera packed with fresh veggies, penne pasta, and tender bites of chicken!
Servings : 6
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 8 to 10 ounces dry penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes or long thin strips
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 zucchini, sliced into thin half-moons
  • 1 to 2 cups grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • ½ tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup grated fresh parmesan cheese
  • Chopped Fresh basil, for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta according to the directions on the package.
  • In the meantime, heat oil in a large 14-inch skillet set over medium-high heat.
  • Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper; add chicken to the hot oil and cook for 5 minutes.
  • To the chicken, add zucchini, tomatoes, and frozen peas; season with dried basil, rosemary, and parsley.
  • Stir in garlic and continue to cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in the wine and scrape up all the browned bits from the bottom of the pan.
  • Add cream and cook for 1 minute.
  • Drain the cooked pasta; stir pasta into the skillet. Taste for salt and adjust accordingly.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Top with parmesan cheese.
  • Garnish with basil.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 373 kcal | Carbohydrates: 35 g | Protein: 25 g | Fat: 14 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 70 mg | Sodium: 165 mg | Potassium: 607 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 714 IU | Vitamin C: 21 mg | Calcium: 93 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Net Carbs: 32 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Keyword: chicken dinner ideas, pasta primavera sauce