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Chicken Pasta Recipe

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This chicken pasta recipe comes complete with list of ingredients, directions, nutrition and Weight Watchers Points.

So no matter what diet plan you are following, you can use the information below to track what you need.

This dinner recipe uses alfredo sauce and parmesan cheese to give you creamy tasting casserole.

Combined with the chicken and veggies, you get all the main food groups in one dish.


Chicken Pasta Recipe


Make this casserole recipe for dinner tonight. Serve it with a tossed salad and some garlic bread to complete this meal.

Recipe Type

Casserole, Main Dish, Pasta, Poultry

Degree of Difficulty

Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 lb medium shell pasta, prepared according to pkg. directions
  • 2 cups cooked diced chicken
  • 1 cup frozen peas, defrosted
  • 2 (4-oz.) cans sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs

Ingredients for Alfredo Sauce Substitue

  • 2 cups low fat cottage cheese
  • 2 cups Yogurt, plain low fat
  • 2 tsp Garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • pinch black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tsp Parsley chopped

Directions for Alfredo Sauce Substitute

  1. Place cottage cheese, yogurt and garlic in a blender.
  2. Mix until creamy.
  3. Stir in the lemon zest and black pepper.
  4. Let the sauce set at room temperature for 25 to 30 minutes.

Directions for Chicken Pasta Recipe

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Combine pasta, sauce, chicken, peas and mushrooms in large bowl.
  3. Spoon into 2-quart baking dish.
  4. Combine cheese and breadcrumbs in small bowl.
  5. Sprinkle breadcrumb mixture over pasta.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Inactive Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour and 5 minutes

Nutrition Facts for Chicken Pasta Recipe

Nutrition facts and Weight Watchers Points shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below.

The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 8
Serving Size n/a
Calories 353
Total Fat 4.4g
      Sat Fat 2g
Cholesterol 9.8mg
Sodium 710.1mg
Total Carbohydrates 55g
      Fiber 3.1g
      Sugar 3.6g
Protein 22.3g


Weight Watchers Points

Original Weight Watchers Points: 7
Weight Watchers Points Plus: 9

Tips

You can use 2 jars of Alfredo sauce instead of the substitute if you prefer. Just make sure to add in the extra nutrition information.







In addition to this chicken pasta recipe, check out this chicken and dumpling recipe.


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