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Penne Broccoli Chicken

Spicy and healthy pasta dish.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta in rapidly boiling water until al dente.
  2. Trim the ends of the broccoli stems and cut off the flowers. Peel the outer fibrous layer off the main stalks and cut the stalks into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Separate the flower of the broccoli into bite-sized pieces.
  4. Place the broccoli in a colander and rinse under cold running water.
  5. Put it in a saucepan with the olive oil, garlic, water, and salt.
  6. Bring to a boil, cover tightly, and let steam until the broccoli is bright green and very crunchy-tender - no more than five minutes. Remove the lid and boil off most of the remaining liquid.
  7. Toss the broccoli with cooked pasta and chicken. Top with red pepper flakes and parmesan cheese, if desired.
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The ingredient list does not include the chicken so the nutrition info is not accurate.
24 Jan 11 by member: daveandnaomi
The recipe includes the word "chicken" in the title; so, is chicken included in the nutrition facts? How much chicken?
29 Jan 09 by member: Unmasqued2

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 375 calories in 1 serving of Penne Broccoli Chicken.
Calorie break-down: 25% fat, 56% carbs, 19% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
375
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
11.12g
14%
Saturated Fat
2.947g
15%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.495g
Monounsaturated Fat
5.97g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
292mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
57.35g
21%
Dietary Fiber
7g
25%
Sugars
3.42g
Protein
19.47g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
254mg
20%
Iron
3.95mg
22%
Potassium
728mg
15%
Vitamin A
146mcg
16%
Vitamin C
156.9mg
174%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
19%
of RDI*
(375 calories)
19% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (56%)
 
Fat (25%)
 
Protein (19%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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