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Caprese-Style Chicken Pasta

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SERVES
4
PREP
10 Min
COOK TIME
11 Min
READY IN
21 Min

We took the traditional Italian caprese salad and tossed it in with chicken and rotini, turning it into a tasty meal the whole family will enjoy!

What You'll Need:
  • 8 ounces rotini
  • 1 1/2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed (about ½¾ cup) (see note)
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan and roasted garlic dressing
  • 1/2 cup torn fresh basil
What To Do:
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and place pasta in a large bowl.

  2. Add chicken and remaining ingredients to warm pasta, and toss well. Serve immediately.

Notes

Caprese refers to a simple Italian salad containing basil, fresh mozzarella cheese, and tomato. Interestingly, it reproduces the colors of the Italian flag-green, white, and red. Fresh mozzarella is more delicately flavored, moist, and softer than regular mozzarella cheese. Look for it in the deli section of most supermarkets.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 420
  • Calories from Fat 112
  • Total Fat 12g 19 %
  • Saturated Fat 3.2g 16 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 28g 56 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 57mg 19 %
  • Sodium 349mg 15 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 47g 16 %
  • Dietary Fiber 3.1g 12 %
  • Sugars 4.6g 0 %

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