Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Lemon Garlic Chicken Pasta

Um, am I cheating?!  This was DELICIOUS for a perfect summer evening.  So yummy!!!
Serves 4: 1 red, 1 green1 yellow
4 Chicken Breasts cut into 1” cubes 
8 oz Whole Wheat Linguine (you may substitute whole wheat spaghetti or zucchini noodles) 
1 cup Loose leaf parsley (fresh not chopped) 
1⁄2 cup Spinach 
1 cup zucchini sliced 
1 Clove garlic minced 
3 Tbs olive oil 
1 Lemon (juiced) 
Grated parmesan cheese (optional) 

Cook pasta accordingly.

Put 1 Tbs olive oil into large Saute pan on medium heat. Once heated add chicken and cook until browned on all sides. Add zucchini and cook for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, spinach and parsley. Set aside on low heat stirring occasionally.

In small bowl whisk together 2 Tbs olive oil, juice of one lemon and minced garlic. 

Drain and rinse pasta. Add to chicken mixture. Add lemon garlic sauce and mix. Top with parmesan cheese!! Enjoy!! 

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