Provenal Grilled Chicken & Herbed Penne
ounces dried tomato or garlic and herb-flavored penne pasta or plain penne pasta
medium skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1 pound total)
medium zucchini, halved lengthwise
thick asparagus spears (8 to 10 ounces total), trimmed
tablespoons olive oil
tablespoon fines herbes or herbes de Provence, crushed
tablespoon snipped fresh thyme
cup finely shredded Asiago or Pecorino Romano cheese
- Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, rinse chicken; pat dry. Brush chicken, zucchini, and asparagus with 1 tablespoon of the oil; sprinkle all sides with fines herbes and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
- Place the chicken in center of the lightly greased rack of an uncovered grill; place the zucchini and asparagus around chicken. Grill directly over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink and vegetables are tender, turning once.
- Transfer chicken and vegetables to cutting board; cool slightly. Cut chicken and zucchini into 1-inch cubes; slice asparagus into 1-inch-long pieces. Drain pasta; return to saucepan. Add chicken, vegetables, remaining oil, and thyme to pasta; toss well. Divide among 4 dinner plates; top with cheese and season with pepper. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts(Provenal Grilled Chicken & Herbed Penne)
- Per serving:
- 480 kcal cal.,
- 17 g fat
- (2 g sat. fat,
- 69 mg chol.,
- 492 mg sodium,
- 45 g carb.,
- 4 g fiber,
- 35 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet