Spicy Shells with Broccoli and Blue Cheese Recipe

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Spicy Shells with Broccoli and Blue Cheese
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  1. Cook pasta in large pot of salted water according to package instructions.
  2. In a small kettle cover chicken with water, add salt and simmer until cooked through.
  3. Shred the chicken and set it aside.
  4. Save stock for later.
  5. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  6. Add scallions, cook 4 minutes or until wilted but not brown.
  7. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  8. Add broccoli and chicken broth that you saved.
  9. Cover, bring to a boil and cook 2-3 minutes.
  10. Broccoli should be crisp-tender.
  11. Add undrained beans, salt, crushed red pepper and black pepper, stir gently.
  12. Heat for 1-2 minutes.
  13. Drain pasta, return to pot.
  14. Add the broccoli mixture and chicken.
  15. Increase heat to medium, add 1/4 cup of the chicken stock.
  16. Bring to a boil.
  17. Add 1 cup cheese, stir until cheese is melted.
  18. Add additional 1/4 cup chicken stock if necessary to thin sauce.
  19. Sprinkle with the rest of the blue cheese and serve.
  20. Top with cherry tomatoes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 434.48 Kcal (1819 kJ)
Calories from fat 180.33 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.04g 31%
Cholesterol 69.56mg 23%
Sodium 1286.21mg 54%
Potassium 1165.2mg 25%
Total Carbs 43.11g 14%
Sugars 9.31g 37%
Dietary Fiber 6.71g 27%
Protein 22.8g 46%
Vitamin C 167.6mg 279%
Iron 2.6mg 14%
Calcium 376.6mg 38%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 78.4 Kcal (328 kJ)
Calories from fat 32.54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.62g 31%
Cholesterol 12.55mg 23%
Sodium 232.08mg 54%
Potassium 210.25mg 25%
Total Carbs 7.78g 14%
Sugars 1.68g 37%
Dietary Fiber 1.21g 27%
Protein 4.11g 46%
Vitamin C 30.2mg 279%
Iron 0.5mg 14%
Calcium 67.9mg 38%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.6
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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