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Tomato & Chicken Penne

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Diced tomatoes, fresh basil and chicken make this a delicious Italian dish to serve up in a jiffy!
Ingredients
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, chopped
  Canned diced tomatoes 28 Ounce, drained
  Fresh basil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Boneless skinless chicken breast 2 Pound, cooked and cubed
  Penne pasta 16 Ounce, cooked
  Mozarrella cheese 8 Ounce, shredded
  Salt and pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat, add garlic and sauté for one minute. Add in tomatoes and basil, cook for another 2 minutes.
2. Add chicken, sauté for about 5 minutes, until heated through. Transfer to a large serving bowl, add pasta and cheese, toss gently to mix. Season with salt and pepper, mix again.

SERVING
3. Serve with your choice of beverage.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Saute
Interest: 
Summer
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 512 Calories from Fat 140

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.3%

Saturated Fat 5.1 g25.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 88.2 mg29.4%

Sodium 462.7 mg19.3%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.7%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 41 g82.4%

Vitamin A 19.8% Vitamin C 18.3%

Calcium 19.3% Iron 18.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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