Creamy Pasta with Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Creamy Pasta with Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Creamy Pasta with Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This creamy pasta with Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes is made with a lighter creamy alfredo sauce, and tossed with chicken and sweet sun-dried tomatoes.

    Ingredients

    • 12 ounces whole wheat pasta (I used farfalle, aka "bow tie" pasta)
    • 2 cooked chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
    • 1 (6-ounce) jar sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped
    • 1/3 cup chopped or julienned fresh basil, loosely-packed
    • creamy garlic sauce (recipe below)
    • optional toppings: crushed red pepper flakes, extra Parmesan, toasted pine nuts
    • 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil
    • 5 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
    • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 2 cups Almond Breeze original unsweetened almond milk
    • 1/2 cup freshly-grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 547 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 24.5%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 18.08%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 38 mg 12.78%
    • Sodium: 648 mg 26.99%
    • Calcium: 283 mg 28.27%
    • Potassium: 719 mg 20.54%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 27.58%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 77 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 38.15%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 26 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 22.36%
    • Vitamin C 5.66%
    • Vitamin D 13.55%
    • * 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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