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Lemon Chicken & Veggie Pasta

This simple, veggie-packed pasta dish is ready in just 30 minutes for a quick and easy weeknight dinner! Filled with chicken, broccoli, carrots, onions and tomatoes, this pasta is topped with a little lemon juice, olive oil and Parmesan cheese for a dish the whole family will be asking for again.

Lemon Chicken & Veggie Pasta

Lemon Chicken & Veggie Pasta

This simple, veggie-packed pasta dish is ready in just 30 minutes for a quick and easy weeknight dinner! Filled with chicken, broccoli, carrots, onions and tomatoes, this pasta is topped with a little lemon juice, olive oil and Parmesan cheese for a dish the whole family will be asking for again.

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, chopped
  • 2 cups Eat Smart® Broccoli Florets
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • 1/2 RealSweet® sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 12 ounces bowtie pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook 5-7 minutes, or until cooked through. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  2. Return skillet to heat. Add 1 Tbsp. oil, broccoli, garlic, carrot and onions. Cook 10 minutes, or until veggies are tender-crisp.
  3. Stir in chicken, tomatoes and salt. Cook 3 minutes, or until chicken is heated and tomatoes soften.
  4. Stir in cooked pasta and lemon juice. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 265Total Fat: 9gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 327mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 4gSugar: 2gProtein: 21g

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Amber Gray

About the Author

Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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