Ready in under 30 minutes, this weeknight meal will be a new family favorite.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta in a large saucepan according to package directions, omitting any salt or fat; add the chopped red sweet pepper the last 1 minute of cooking time.

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  • Place the chicken in a colander, drain pasta over the chicken mixture in colander, gently shake off excess water, reserving 2 tablespoons of the pasta water. Place the pasta mixture on a serving platter and sprinkle with pasta water, basil and olive oil, toss gently. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper and top with the parmesan cheese.

Tips

Tip: For extra heat, add 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper.

Nutrition Facts

310 calories; protein 20.9g 42% DV; carbohydrates 29.5g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 2.6g 10% DV; sugars 3.1g; fat 11.6g 18% DV; saturated fat 4.9g 25% DV; cholesterol 68.4mg 23% DV; vitamin a iu 1369.5IU 27% DV; vitamin c 39.4mg 66% DV; folate 20.8mcg 5% DV; calcium 140.9mg 14% DV; iron 1.9mg 11% DV; magnesium 20mg 7% DV; potassium 180.7mg 5% DV; sodium 545.2mg 22% DV.