Recipe: Grilled Chicken Pasta With Spinach and Garlic
This recipe uses whole-wheat noodles to keep you feeling full, as well as using spinach and protein.
Here’s a trick to keep from overeating pasta: Use a whole-wheat noodle and include a non-starchy vegetable and lean protein, such as spinach and chicken. This fills your plate and your belly without a focus on starch alone.
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1 lb whole wheat pasta of choice
20 oz raw boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 bag spinach (flat leaf or baby)
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 cloves garlic
¼ tsp salt and pepper to taste
Vinaigrette dressing for marinade
Makes 6 servings.
Total fat: 8g
Saturated fat: 1g
Trans fat: 0g
Total Carbohydrate: 45g
Recipe courtesy of Digestive Disease Health Team Dietitians