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Mediterranean-Style Chicken and Pasta

mediterranean-style chicken and pasta Entree Mediterranean
Mediterranean-Style Chicken and Pasta
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 6

Add something delicious to your family’s Mediterranean night! Serve this hearty dinner made using chicken, pasta, Muir Glen® organics and veggies - ready in 25 minutes. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked multigrain penne pasta (6 oz)
2
teaspoons olive or canola oil
1
small onion, chopped (1/3 cup)
2
medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cups 3/4-inch pieces cooked chicken breast
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic no salt added diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (8 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato sauce
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
cup pitted Kalamata olives, quartered lengthwise
3/4
cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese (3 oz)

Directions

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  • 1
    In 4-quart Dutch oven, cook and drain pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Return to Dutch oven; cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Add zucchini and garlic; cook 2 minutes. Stir in chicken, tomatoes, tomato sauce, oregano and basil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is tender and mixture is hot. Stir in olives.
  • 3
    Pour chicken mixture over pasta. Top with feta cheese; toss to coat.

Expert Tips

  • If you want to reduce the cost of this recipe, sliced black olives can be substituted for the Kalamata.
  • Prepare the veggies and cook the chicken ahead of time; cover and refrigerate until you're ready to make the recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
14%
Sodium
540mg
22%
Potassium
510mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
7g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Add something delicious to your family’s Mediterranean night! Serve this hearty dinner made using chicken, pasta, Muir Glen® organics and veggies - ready in 25 minutes.

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