Whole Wheat Pasta Fresca With Chicken – Dinner Idea For Couples

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Pasta Image by Bernadette Wurzinger from Pixabay

Fantastic! Recipe. I am going to try to get healthy this year ?

(Serves two)

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz dry whole wheat pasta
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • S&P, garlic powder, onion powder
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1/2 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 T chopped garlic
  • 2 big handfuls fresh, baby spinach
  • 1 cup fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • Sprinkle red pepper flakes
  • 1 T dried parsley (or 3 T fresh parsley)
  • Feta cheese
Greek feta cheese Image by PDPhotos from Pixabay

Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add 2 tablespoons salt to the water and cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Season chicken breasts with S&P, garlic and onion powder and grill 6-7 minutes a side.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet and add sliced red onions. Cook until slightly translucent, about 3-4 minutes. Add chopped garlic and cook for an additional 30 sections.
  4. Add spinach to the skillet and toss to coat with oil. Allow to cook until slightly wilted, about 1 minute. Add chopped tomatoes and cook until heated through.
  5. Add cooked pasta, vegetable broth and white wine to skillet. Stir to mix and let cook for 1-2 minutes, or until the alcohol has a chance to evaporate.
  6. Add dried pepper flakes and parsley to the skillet and give one final stir.
  7. Serve in bowls topped with grilled chicken and feta cheese. Enjoy!

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