Chicken with Parmesan Noodles

Combine carrots, chicken, and pasta for a light weeknight dinner that's ready in less than 30 minutes.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 20 mins
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Chicken with Parmesan Noodles
Ingredients
1
9 ounce package refrigerated angel hair pasta
4
large carrots, thinly sliced
2
tablespoons butter
1 1/2
pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/4
cup purchased basil pesto
1/4
 
Olive oil (optional)
 
Fresh basil (optional)
Directions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet cook carrots in 1 tablespoon melted butter over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add chicken; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until no pink remains in chicken. Add pesto; toss to coat.
  3. Drain pasta. Return to pan; toss with remaining butter. Serve with chicken mixture. Sprinkle pasta with Parmesan cheese and ground black pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and top with basil. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Chicken with Parmesan Noodles)
    Per serving:
  • 567 kcal cal.,
  • 19 g fat
  • (8 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 164 mg chol.,
  • 452 mg sodium,
  • 47 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 7 g sugar,
  • 52 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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