Tuesday, January 19, 2010

You Have To Try This

I just made this awesome dinner from a recipe I found at EatBetterAmerica. I didn't high hopes for it and man was I dead outta water! It was amazing! I found the recipe site through the Pound for Pound Challenge.

Tomato Basil Chicken

Full of fresh pesto flavors, this saucy chicken dish rests on a bed of hot fettuccine. From eatbetteramerica.
Prep Time:20 min
Start to Finish:20 min
makes:4 servings (1 1/2 cups each)

8oz uncooked whole wheat fettuccine
2teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
1medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1clove garlic, finely chopped
3medium tomatoes, chopped (2 1/2 cups)
2cups cubed cooked chicken or turkey breast
3tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2teaspoon salt
1/8teaspoon red pepper sauce
1.Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package. Cover to keep warm.
2.Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic in oil, stirring occasionally, until onion is crisp-tender. Stir in remaining ingredients except fettuccine; reduce heat to medium.
3.Cover; cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is hot and tomatoes are soft. Serve over fettuccine.

Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 360 (Calories from Fat 60); Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 55mg; Sodium 540mg; Total Carbohydrate 47g (Dietary Fiber 6g, Sugars 5g); Protein 30Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 6%; Iron 15Exchanges: 3 Starch0 Other Carbohydrate0 Vegetable3 Very Lean Meat1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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