Chicken Penne With Peas and Mint

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Who doesn't love an all-in-one comfort food dish? Served warm or cold, this pasta is excellent year-round and is a terrific way to use up leftover cooked chicken. For a brighter hit of colour, substitute frozen mixed chopped vegetables for the peas. Garnish with a few extra fresh mint leaves for a pretty touch.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living

Ingredients

  • 12 oz penne pasta (about 4 cups)
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Method

In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package directions until al dente, adding peas during last 30 seconds of cooking time.

Drain pasta mixture; transfer to large bowl. Add chicken, mint, lemon juice, oil, pepper and salt; toss to coat. Sprinkle with feta cheese.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 6 g
  • Sodium 736 mg
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 30 g
  • Calories 583.0
  • Total fat 20 g
  • Potassium 273 mg
  • Cholesterol 64 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 70 g

%RDI

  • Iron 34.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 92.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 12.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 11.0
  • Vitamin C 10.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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