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Light mayonnaise makes an easy sauce for the chicken and pasta. It also helps keep the fat and calories down in this recipe.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

5 mins
30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a Dutch oven, cook pasta according to package directions, except add broccoli for the last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain well. Return to hot pan.

  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine chicken pieces and adobo seasoning; toss to coat. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add chicken; cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until chicken is lightly brown and cooked through, stirring occasionally.

  • Add chicken to drained pasta and broccoli in Dutch oven. Stir in the mayonnaise and pepper. Cook over low heat until heated through, stirring occasionally.

  • To serve, top with shredded Parmesan cheese.


Tip: Look for this seasoning blend at a market that specializes in Hispanic foods.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/2 cup
309 calories; protein 26g; carbohydrates 30g; dietary fiber 4g; fat 9g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 48mg; sodium 399mg.

2 1/2 lean protein, 2 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 vegetables