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8 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Basil Chicken Primavera with Alfredo Sauce

Basil chicken with assorted vegetables in a rich alfredo sauce covering whole wheat pasta.



  1. Clean and cut asparagus spears into 1" pieces. Clean, peel and slice carrots. Clean, seed and dice red and green bell peppers. Thinly slice one medium onion. Thinly slice boneless skinless chicken breast.
  2. Cook whole wheat pasta as indicated on box.
  3. Place 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and 2 tablespoons of basil pesto sauce in large skillet over medium heat, add asparagus and carrots, stir well, cover with lid and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Remove lid, add red and green bell peppers, cook an additional 5 minutes, add onion and cook until onion is transparent. Now pour vegetables in a large bowl.
  5. In the same pan, add a tablespoon of olive oil and 2 tablespoons of basil pesto sauce, grate two garlic cloves and add chicken, cook completely.
  6. When chicken done, add vegetables back to pan, add 1/2 cup red pepper alfredo pasta sauce, stir well and heat thoroughly.
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Way, way too high in carbohydrate to be in any weight loss phase of atkins
07 May 10 by member: Lavinnia
Loved it!!
07 May 10 by member: ahath0325
Awesome! Substituted sun dried tomato alfredo and it was awesome!
10 May 10 by member: BarelyGlowin
pasta and processed foods not allowed on the Ancient European diet


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Nutrition summary:

There are 339 calories in 1 serving of Basil Chicken Primavera with Alfredo Sauce.
Calorie break-down: 26% fat, 52% carbs, 22% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 90
Calories 339
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 9.95g 15%
  Saturated Fat 1.624g 8%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.436g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.473g  
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 360mg 15%
Potassium 206mg  
Total Carbohydrate 45.66g 15%
  Dietary Fiber 7.8g 31%
  Sugars 5.55g  
Protein 19.68g  
Vitamin A 1235% Vitamin C 626%
Calcium 28% Iron 123%
of RDI*
(339 calories)
17% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (52%)
Fat (26%)
Protein (22%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories