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Summer Chicken and Mushroom Pasta
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Healthy doses of garlic and white wine perk up this herbed mushroom and pasta combination.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 322.2
Total Carbs 34.5 g
Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
Sugars 4.3 g
Total Fat 8.1 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.8 g
Potassium 496.8 mg
Protein 22.8 g
Sodium 217.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1/2 Meat , 2 Starch , 2 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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8 oz  Pasta, penne, whole wheat, dry, package
12 oz  boneless skinless chicken breasts
0 1/4 tsp  salt
0.125 tsp  black pepper
2 tbsp  olive oil
3 each  large garlic cloves
3 cup  fresh mushroom slices
1 each  medium onions
0 1/2 cup  low fat unsalted chicken broth
0 1/2 cup  white wine
1 cup  fresh cherry tomatoes
0 1/4 cup  fresh basil
3 tbsp  fresh oregano
0 1/4 cup  Cheese, parmesan, shredded
0.125 tsp  black pepper
  1. Cook pasta in boiling, lightly salted water according to package directions and drain. Return pasta to saucepan; cover and keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  3. In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and garlic; cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  4. Remove from skillet; cover and keep warm.
  5. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil to skillet. Add mushrooms and onion; cook just until tender, stirring occasionally.
  6. Carefully add broth and white wine. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, about 2 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Remove skillet from heat.
  7. Add cooked pasta, chicken, cherry, tomatoes, basil, and oregano to mushroom mixture; toss gently to coat.
  8. Transfer to a serving dish; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.

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