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Vodka Sauce Chicken Zucchini Noodles - Easy, quick, but SO delicious Zucchini Noodles and Chicken tossed with homemade Vodka Sauce.
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Vodka Sauce Chicken Zucchini Noodles

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WW Freestyle: 11
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Vodka Sauce Chicken Zucchini Noodles - Easy, quick, but SO delicious Zucchini Noodles and Chicken tossed with homemade Vodka Sauce.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 Serves
Calories: 460

Ingredients

  • 3 to 4 zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • salt and pepper , to taste

FOR THE VODKA SAUCE

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) can low sodium diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

Instructions 

  • Peel zucchini lengthwise with a vegetable peeler to create long strips.
  • Lay zucchini strips flat on a paper towel-lined baking sheet; set aside to dry.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Season chicken breasts with thyme, salt and pepper; add to skillet and cook for 4 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  • Remove from skillet; cut into strips and set aside. Cover to keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, heat the butter and olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and tomato paste and cook for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  • Stir in diced tomatoes and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  • Add the vodka and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Stir in milk and continue to simmer for 10 more minutes.
  • Stir in the cheese; continue to stir until well incorporated.
  • Add previously prepared chicken and zucchini to the sauce; cook for 1 more minute, or until heated through.
  • Remove from heat and serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE SMART POINTS: 11
Nutrition Facts
Vodka Sauce Chicken Zucchini Noodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 460 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 77mg26%
Sodium 544mg23%
Potassium 1210mg35%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 915IU18%
Vitamin C 48.3mg59%
Calcium 290mg29%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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