Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Pasta

Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Pasta
Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Pasta
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts , pounded with mallet to even thickness
    • 1 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1 tsp dried basil
    • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
    • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
    • 1/4 tsp each salt and freshly ground black pepper , plus more for sauce
    • 12 oz penne pasta
    • 1 lb asparagus , trimmed of ends, remaining diced into 2-inch pieces and steamed
    • 1 1/2 Tbsp butter
    • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
    • 2 cloves garlic , minced
    • 1 3/4 cup milk (I used 1%)
    • 1/4 cup cream or half and half
    • 3 oz Neufchatel cheese (aka light cream cheese), diced into pieces
    • 1/3 cup finely shredded parmesan cheese
    • 4 - 5 slices bacon , cooked and crumbled into small pieces (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 3815 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 140 g 214.82%
    • Saturated Fat: 59 g 294.25%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 484 mg 161.19%
    • Sodium: 2093 mg 87.21%
    • Calcium: 1065 mg 106.48%
    • Potassium: 1315 mg 37.57%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 17 mg 93.17%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 426 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 21 g 82.24%
    • Sugar: 49 g
    • Protein: 213 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 42.61%
    • Vitamin C 13.35%
    • Vitamin D 55.86%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat24
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk2
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch27
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total13 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy3 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total13 oz-eq

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