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Greek Chicken with Angel Hair Pasta

Greek Chicken with Angel Hair Pasta Becky Luigart-Stayner

Ingredients

  • 1 pound uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breasts, halved
  • 2 cups chopped red onion
  • 1 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) feta cheese, crumbled

Preparation


Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to pan; sauté 3 minutes on each side. Add onion and next 5 ingredients (through tomatoes) to pan; stir well. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove from heat; sprinkle with cheese. Serve with pasta.



    "I came up with this dish from a basic recipe that called for chicken, spices, and tomatoes, and then I added some of my own favorites to it." -Heather Lanzone, Spokane, WA
  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 chicken breast, about 1/2 cup tomato mixture, and about 1 cup pasta)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 400
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 16%
Fat per serving: 7.3g
Saturated fat per serving: 2.7g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 2.7g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1.5g
Protein per serving: 30g
Carbohydrate per serving: 54.3g
Fiber per serving: 3.1g
Cholesterol per serving: 60mg
Iron per serving: 3.9mg
Sodium per serving: 694mg
Calcium per serving: 148mg

Good to Know

Make this healthy pasta dish even healthier with whole wheat angel hair pasta. It's rich in fiber and healthy, complex carbohydrates to keep you feeling full longer.