Balsamic Tomato Chicken and Pasta

Balsamic Tomato Chicken and Pasta

Note: This recipe is especially for kids with lactose intolerance, who need to limit or avoid dairy products.

Your taste buds will really enjoy this flavorful, lactose-free pasta dish. Serve with a side of garlic bread and your favorite vegetable.

Prep time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

Utensils:

Directions:

  1. Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Sauté onion, garlic and mushrooms in large skillet for 5 minutes over low heat.
  3. Add raw chicken pieces to large skillet with onions, garlic, and mushrooms.
  4. Cook chicken over medium high heat until no longer pink.
  5. Once chicken is cooked, add diced tomatoes, tomato paste, balsamic vinegar, and spices to the chicken mixture.
  6. Mix together well and simmer over medium low heat for 20 minutes.
  7. Toss 1 cup of sauce with 2/3 cup of cooked pasta for each serving.

Serves: 5

Serving size: 1 cup of sauce with 2/3 cup of cooked pasta

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
434 calories
37 g protein
4 g fat
64 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
125 mg cholesterol
552 mg sodium
88 mg calcium
6.4 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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