Lemon Broccoli Fettuccine

  • Yield 4 servings

A perfect blend of lemon, broccoli, chicken and pasta.

Ingredients

1/2 pound whole-wheat fettuccine
1 (12-ounce) package broccoli
2 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 sweet onion, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced
2 cups cooked chicken breast, shredded
1 teaspoon grated fresh lemon zest
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Add broccoli, carrots and sweet onion to pasta during last 3 minutes of cooking. When fettuccine and broccoli are cooked, drain, reserving ½ cup pasta water; set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 1 ½ to 2 minutes. Add chicken and pasta water; cook until heated through. Add lemon zest, salt and pepper; remove from heat.
  3. Toss chicken mixture with pasta, vegetables and Parmesan; serve immediately.

Recipe courtesy of  Produce for Kids

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