Here's a healthy chicken pasta recipe that's easy to make:
8 oz whole-grain fettaccine pasta
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 can diced tomatoes (14 oz)
1 tsp dried basil
1/2 cup of Spinach
Salt and pepper to taste
Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente.
In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
Add the chicken and cook for 5-7 minutes until browned on all sides.
Add the onion, garlic, bell pepper, and zucchini to the skillet and cook for another 5-7 minutes until the vegetables are softened.
Add the diced tomatoes, dried basil, salt, and pepper to the skillet and stir well.
Simmer for 5-10 minutes until the sauce has thickened and the chicken is fully cooked. Add the spinach.
Serve the chicken and sauce over the cooked pasta.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
Total Fat: 8g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Total Carbohydrates: 48g
Dietary Fiber: 8g
This chicken pasta recipe is a great source of protein, fiber, and essential vitamins and minerals from the vegetables. The whole-grain pasta provides complex carbohydrates for sustained energy, while the chicken adds lean protein to keep you feeling full and satisfied. You can customize this recipe by adding other vegetables or herbs, such as mushrooms or oregano, for extra flavor and nutrition.