Chicken 'n Fresh Mozzarella Pasta
Looking for a fast Italian meal? Toss grilled chicken breasts with penne pasta, tomatoes and two cheeses, and dinner's served in 35 minutes!
Prep Time: 35 Min
Total Time: 35 Min
Serving Size: 7 Servings
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 1/4 cups uncooked penne pasta (8 oz)
1 pint (2 cups) grape tomatoes, cut in half
8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of the oil, the Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Brush on both sides of chicken.
2 Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 12 to 15 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165F). Remove chicken from grill to cutting board; cover to keep warm.
3 Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta as directed on package. In large bowl, toss pasta and remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Cut chicken into thin strips. Add chicken and remaining ingredients to pasta; toss to combine.
1 Serving (1 Serving (1 1/2 Cups))Calories 420(Calories from Fat 160),Total Fat 18g(Saturated Fat 7g,Trans Fat 0g),Cholesterol 65mg;Sodium 650mg;Total Carbohydrate 34g(Dietary Fiber 2g,Sugars 2g),Protein 32g;Percent Daily Value*:Vitamin A 20.00%;Vitamin C 10.00%;Calcium 35.00%;Iron 15.00%;Exchanges:2 Starch;0 Fruit;0 Other Carbohydrate;0 Skim Milk;0 Low-Fat Milk;0 Milk;1/2 Vegetable;3 1/2 Very Lean Meat;0 Lean Meat;0 High-Fat Meat;3 Fat;Carbohydrate Choices:2;*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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