Monday, July 16, 2012

Healthy and Easy Pasta

Ingredients:
Yield: 4 Servings

  • 250 g whole wheat penne pasta
  • 300 g chicken breast, cubed
  • 350 g asparagus, in chunks
  • 300 g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 250 g mozzarella light, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon dry basil
  • salt, pepper and garlic powder

  1. Cook pasta as directed and drain
  2. Add chicken over a medium sized, lightly oiled skillet. Season with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Change to a big bowl and set aside
  3. Over the same skillet from the chicken, add asparagus and cook for 4 minutes on medium-low heat. Add tomatoes and cook for another 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Season with salt and pepper
  4. Add vegetables and pasta to the big bowl with chicken. Add dry basil and season with salt and pepper to taste

5 comments :

  1. Delicious! Too bad the asparagus season is over and I can't buy the green one anymore!

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  2. I always buy fresh mozzarella and then never use it! This recipe looks like a good way to use it. TFS!

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  3. just an italian tip:
    if you mix all the ingredients in the skillet when the last ingredients are stil cooking, you also add the pasta there with a spoon of the cooking water,and cook for only 2 minutes, it will be even more tasty!!!

    In Italy they say that pasta has to take all the ingredients taste in the skillet.

    Thank you for the recipe, Maria!

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  4. Looks great, and I know hubby would love the asparagus in it!
    Thanks for another great recipe, Maria!
    ~Kim
    from Blogging Buddies
    http://2justByou.blogspot.com

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