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Healthified Tarragon Chicken Linguine

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83% less sat fat • 100% more fiber than the original recipe. This is the best kind of recipe—satisfying, less than 300 calories per serving, and ready in 25 minutes!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

6
ounces dried whole wheat linguine or fettuccine
1
package (12 oz) frozen Green Giant® Selects® broccoli florets
1/2
cup Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from a 32-oz carton)
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1/4
teaspoon sodium-free lemon-pepper seasoning or black pepper
12
ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size strips
2
teaspoons olive oil or cooking oil
1
tablespoon snipped fresh tarragon or dill, or 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon or dill, crushed

Directions

  • 1 Cook pasta and broccoli according to package directions. Drain pasta. Return pasta to hot pan and add cooked broccoli; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In a small bowl, combine chicken broth, cornstarch, and seasoning; set aside.
  • 3 In a large nonstick skillet, cook chicken in hot oil about 4 minutes or until no longer pink, stirring often.
  • 4 Stir cornstarch mixture; add to skillet. Cook and stir until thickened. Stir in tarragon; cook for 2 minutes more. Serve over pasta and broccoli.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 70
  • Fat Reduced By 3g
  • Dietary Fiber Added 3g
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 /12 cups
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
100%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Before After
8 ounces dried linguine or fettuccine 6 ounces dried whole wheat linguine or fettuccine
1/2 of a package (12 oz) frozen broccoli florets 1 package (12 oz) frozen Green Giant® Selects® broccoli florets
1/2 cup chicken broth 1/2 cup Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from a 32-oz carton)
1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning or black pepper 1/4 teaspoon sodium-free lemon-pepper seasoning or black pepper
12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken thighs cut into bite-size strips 12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size strips
1 tablespoon butter 2 teaspoons olive oil or cooking oil
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
360 (before)
290 (after)
Cholesterol
 
 
80 mg (before)
50 mg (after)
Dietary Fiber
 
 
3 g (before)
6 g (after)
Saturated Fat
 
 
3 g (before)
1/2 g (after)
Sodium
 
 
290 mg (before)
150 mg (after)
Total Fat
 
 
7 g (before)
4 g (after)
Vitamin C (%DV)
 
 
50 (before)
100 (after)

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/19/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 /12 cups
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
100%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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