Easy Chicken and Pasta
Low Calorie Recipe
Easy Chicken and Pasta us truly a quick and easy to prepare chicken and pasta dish using frozen mixed vegetables and canned low fat cream of mushroom soup.
1/2 teaspoon olive oil
1 pound ground chicken breasts, skinless, cooked
1/2 cup onions - chopped
1/2 cup red and green bell peppers, chopped
1 10-3/4-oz. can low fat cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup water
1 cup twist pasta, cooked
1-1/2 cup frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
In a skillet, heat oil over low heat. Add chicken, onions, and bell peppers. Cook until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender.
Stir in soup, water, pasta, and mixed vegetables. Cover and cook over low heat for 5 minutes.
Not all ground poultry is as healthy as one may think. Ground turkey or chicken often includes the skin and dark meat, adding a lot of fat and calories. Look for lean or breast on the label to ensure it includes only breast meat, which is much leaner.
Nutrition information per serving:
Yield: 4 servings
Calories: 288; Fat: 3g; Protein: 31g; Carbohydrate: 28mg; Cholesterol: 66mg; Sodium: 206mg
Calories from Fat: 10 percent