Celebrate National Spaghetti Day with Dreamfields Pasta!

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 by Dreamfields Recipes & More

Did you know? Today, January 4, is National Spaghetti Day!

What a better way to celebrate than cooking up some delicious Dreamfields Spaghetti. Visit our website for some recipe ideas, like this Quick Chicken & Veggie Spaghetti recipe. Use rotisserie chicken to make this dish an easy dinner solution for tonight!

Quick Chicken & Veggie SpaghettiQuick Chicken & Veggie Spaghetti

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

1/2 box Dreamfields Spaghetti
2 teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 medium zucchini, cut lengthwise in half, then into 1/2-inch thick slices
3 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup reduced-sodium, fat free chicken broth or vegetable broth
2 cups cooked chicken pieces or strips**
1/4 cup sliced fresh basil
2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheeses

Directions:

 

 

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add garlic. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes, until garlic is softened. Add zucchini; cook and stir 1 minute. Add tomatoes and broth; cook 3 to 5 minutes until zucchini is crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
  3. Drain pasta. Add to skillet and toss. Add chicken; toss. Sprinkle with basil and Parmesan cheese.

Makes 4 servings


Nutrition information (1/4 of recipe): 351 calories; 29 g protein; 40 g carbohydrates; 9 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 64 mg cholesterol; 191 mg sodium; 6 g total dietary fiber.

**Use rotisserie chicken, packaged, precooked chicken strips or left over grilled or broiled chicken.

 

 

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