Feed Me! Thursday - Zesty Italian Chicken
Chicken marinated in Italian dressing over fettuccine and fresh spinach.
Prep Time: 50 minutes
2 portions chicken breast (about ½ lb)
¼ cup fat free Italian dressing
2 portions fettuccine (about 4 oz. uncooked)
1 cup low-fat pasta sauce
2 cups baby spinach leaves
2 Tbsp. reduced fat Parmesan cheese, grated
1 Marinate the chicken breasts in Italian dressing for at least 30 minutes prior to cooking.
2 Preheat grill to high. Prepare fettuccine according to package directions.
3 Place marinated chicken on hot grill and cook for about 6 minutes; turn and grill for about 6 more minutes; until no longer pink in the center.
4 In a small saucepan, warm pasta sauce over medium heat.
5 Divide spinach leaves between two separate plates. Layer portions of warm fettuccine and grilled chicken breasts over spinach leaves.
6 Top with pasta sauce and Parmesan cheese, serve and enjoy.
This is an excerpt from my favorite cooking book, Eating for Life by Bill Phillips. Check out the book for more incredible meals and desserts.