Tuscan Garlic Chicken Pasta Recipe

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Tuscan Garlic Chicken Pasta
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  1. Bring 4 quarts water to a boil in a large pot.
  2. Meanwhile, combine garlic, pepper flakes and oil in bowl and microwave until garlic is golden and fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Pat chicken dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer 1 tablespoon garlic oil mixture to large skillet and heat over medium-high heat until just smoking.
  5. Add chicken and cook until well browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.
  6. Transfer to cutting board and tent with foil.
  7. Let rest 5 minutes and then slice thin and set aside.
  8. Add 1 tablespoon salt and pasta to boiling water and cook until al dente.
  9. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking water.
  10. Drain pasta and return to pot.
  11. Stir in sliced chicken, arugula or spinach, basil, lemon juice, Parmesan and remaining garlic mixture, adding reserved pasta water as needed.
  12. Season with salt and pepper.
  13. Serve with sprinkling of grated Parmesan.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 413.41 Kcal (1731 kJ)
Calories from fat 237.1 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26.34g 41%
Cholesterol 81.56mg 27%
Sodium 628.46mg 26%
Potassium 461.78mg 10%
Total Carbs 11.3g 4%
Sugars 2.64g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3.6g 14%
Protein 32.98g 66%
Vitamin C 10.9mg 18%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 237.1mg 24%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 156.34 Kcal (655 kJ)
Calories from fat 89.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.96g 41%
Cholesterol 30.84mg 27%
Sodium 237.67mg 26%
Potassium 174.63mg 10%
Total Carbs 4.27g 4%
Sugars 1g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1.36g 14%
Protein 12.47g 66%
Vitamin C 4.1mg 18%
Iron 0.2mg 3%
Calcium 89.7mg 24%

* 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

  • 9.7
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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