Fast Chicken Fettuccine

Here's a healthful chicken recipe with some major bonuses: rich Parmesan cheese, savory fresh zucchini, and zesty dried tomatoes. With a mere 20-minute prep time, it's an easy dinner recipe you can count on for quick gratification after a long, busy day.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 20 mins
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Fast Chicken Fettuccine
Ingredients
8
ounces fettuccine
1/4
7 ounce jar oil-packed, dried tomato strips or pieces
1
large zucchini or yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and sliced (about 2 cups)
8
ounces chicken breast meat, cut in cubes
1/2
cup finely shredded Parmesan, Romano, or Asiago cheese (2 ounces)
 
Black pepper, freshly ground
Directions
  1. Cook in lightly salted boiling water according to package directions; drain. Return pasta to hot pan.
  2. Meanwhile, drain tomato strips, reserving 2 tablespoons oil from jar; set aside. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon reserved oil over medium-high heat. Add zucchini; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove from skillet. Add remaining reserved oil to skillet. Add chicken; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until no longer pink. Gently toss zucchini, chicken, and tomato with cooked pasta. Sprinkle each serving with cheese and season to taste with pepper. Makes 4 servings.
From the Test Kitchen
Dietary Exchanges:

2 starch, 2 vegetable, 2 very lean meants, 2 fat.

Nutrition Facts (Fast Chicken Fettuccine)
    Per serving:
  • 381 kcal cal.,
  • 14 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 40 mg chol.,
  • 334 mg sodium,
  • 40 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 24 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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