One Pan Lemon Creamy Chicken Pasta

One Pan Lemon Creamy Chicken Pasta
One Pan Lemon Creamy Chicken Pasta
  • prep: 8 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 23 min
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  • Summary

    This skillet pasta made with lemon , chicken, spinach, basil, parsley, parmesan and ricotta makes an easy weeknight meal. Everything including the pasta is cooked in one pot and ready in under 25 minutes.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch chunks
    • 5 cloves of garlic, minced
    • 3 cups of low-sodium chicken broth
    • 1 1/2 cups of water
    • 3 cups uncooked penne or rotini pasta (I used gluten free penne)
    • 2 medium lemons, zested and juiced
    • 1 cup of freshly shredded parmesan cheese or more to taste
    • 1/2 cup of ricotta cheese, (I used light)
    • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
    • 1/2 cup loosely packed basil leaves, sliced thinly
    • 1/2 cup loosely packed spinach, sliced thinly
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper (or to taste)
    • sea salt to taste
    • 1 lemon sliced for garnish

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 709 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 23 g 35.95%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 33.01%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 88 mg 29.46%
    • Sodium: 202 mg 8.44%
    • Calcium: 111 mg 11.14%
    • Potassium: 431 mg 12.32%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.6%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 92 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.07%
    • Sugar: 35 g
    • Protein: 34 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 29.16%
    • Vitamin C 25.95%
    • Vitamin D 5.31%
    • * 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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