Chicken Fusilli

Number of Servings: 4 (305 g)
Active Time: 45 min.
Total Time: 45 min.
Chicken Fusilli

If you’ve got leftover chicken, canned tomatoes, and some pasta, you’ve got the makings of a meal. This recipe calls for fresh herbs, but dried work wonderfully too–just be sure to cut the measurements to a quarter if you used dried to avoid overpowering the dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup minced fresh parsley
  • 4 cups chopped tomato
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh oregano
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • Cayenne to taste
  • 8 oz. fusilli pasta
  • ½ lb. cooked chicken breast, diced

Directions

  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Sauté garlic and parsley until golden brown (30 seconds).
  2. Add tomatoes, herb, salt, and cayenne. Cook uncovered over low heat for until thickened, stirring frequently (15 minutes). Add chicken and continue cooking until chicken is heated through and sauce is thick (10-15 minutes).
  3. While sauce is cooking, cook pasta ingredients according to package directions.
  4. Spoon sauce over pasta to serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 305 g

Amount per serving
Calories 370
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.5g 9%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 200mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 40g
Protein 27g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 52.3mg 4%
Iron 3.3mg 20%
Potassium 730mg 15%
Vitamin A 96.9mcg 10%
Vitamin C 30.9mg 35%
Vitamin E 1.7mg 10%
Vitamin K 80.8mcg 70%
Thiamin 0.6mg 50%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 18.3mg 110%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 35%
Folate 257.2mcg 64%
Vitamin B12 0.2mcg 8%
Biotin 7.8mcg 25%
Chloride 108mg 4%
Pantothenate 1mg 20%
Phosphorus 285.1mg 25%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 69.8mg 15%
Zinc 1.8mg 15%
Selenium 51.7mcg 90%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 0.8mg 35%
Chromium 1.6mcg 4%
Molybdenum 9mcg 20%

* 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.

Ingredients

Tomatoes, Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, Fusilli (wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Parsley, Olive Oil, Oregano, Garlic, Basil, Salt.

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