Lemon Chicken Pasta

Prep Time: 10 minutes   Total Time: 10 minutes   Servings: 1   Yield: 2 cups
Nutrition Facts: Calories: 350   Fat: 15g   Carbs: 27g   Protein: 29g
Nutritional Profile: Diabetes Appropriate, Egg Free, Healthy Aging, Healthy Immunity, High-Protein, Low Added Sugars, Low-Calorie, Nut-Free, Soy-Free

Need a quick dish for a single’s night or healthy work lunch? This is a great dish that is easy to prepare and very delicious. How many dinners do you know that can be prepared in about 10 minutes?

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup spiralized zucchini
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • ½ cup shredded skinless rotisserie chicken breast
  •  teaspoon salt
  •  teaspoon ground pepper
  • ½ cup cooked whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon panko breadcrumbs, toasted

Directions

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add zucchini; cook for 1 minute. Add spinach and chicken; cook for 1 more minute. Season with salt and pepper; remove from heat. Add cooked spaghetti, Parmesan, lemon zest, and lemon juice; toss to combine. Sprinkle with toasted panko and serve.

 

To make ahead

Cook pasta up to 1 day ahead and refrigerate.

 

 

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