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Marinated Chicken & Basil Whole Wheat Greek Pasta, made with diced tomatoes, fresh basil, grilled chicken and feta. Taziki's friday special pasta recipe. Served on a white platter with gold utensils. beautifuleatsandthings.com

Marinated Chicken & Basil Whole Wheat Greek Pasta

Servings 6
Author Beautiful Eats & Things

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 6 cups baby spinach or arugula
  • 2 and 1/4 cups fat free balsamic vinaigrette
  • 16 oz whole wheat penne pasta cooked and drained
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 large tomato diced
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil minced
  • ½ cup reduced fat feta
  • salt/pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, add chicken breast, minced garlic, and ¼ cup balsamic vinaigrette. Let sit for about 10-15 minutes.
  2. In a large skillet, on medium heat, add 2 tbsp of oil and chicken breast. Cook for about 5-7 minutes on each side until chicken is thoroughly cooked throughout. Once chicken is cooked, removed from heat and cut into pieces.
  3. In a large bowl, add pasta, chicken, diced tomatoes, basil, feta, and the rest of the balsamic vinaigrette. Toss until all ingredients are combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. To serve, spread the baby spinach (or arugula) on a large platter and scoop pasta on top. Sprinkle additional basil and feta on top, if desired.
  5. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information (1 serving): Calories 319, Carbohydrates 26g, Fat 8g, Protein 36g, Saturated Fat 1g, Fiber 4g, Sugars 0g

 

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