Main Dishes

Easy Chicken and Bell Pepper Pasta

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If your garden (or farmers market, or even grocery store) is overflowing with bell peppers, you don't want to miss out on this Easy Chicken and Pepper Pasta. The hubby and I loved how fresh it tasted. And the kids, well, they picked out the peppers and onions and had races to see who could eat them the fastest so they could get them out of the way savor the "good stuff". The claim to not like the peppers and onions, but I am determined to get them all to love them.

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2 tablespoons olive oil (or other oil)
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 bell peppers, (I used 2 red and one green, but any combination would work)
1 onion, sliced
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced
1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
salt and pepper, to taste
1 (16 ounce) box of pasta, cooked according to package directions
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute, stirring often. Add peppers and onion and cook, stirring often, until slightly tender (about 3...
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Nutritions

Calories
299

Sodium
1311mg
54% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
24g
48% DV

Carbs
22g
7% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV

I love entertaining, even if it is for a smaller group these days. I look forward to dinners with my kids, their spouses, and especially my little grandson. I always try to serve foods that’ll keep them wanting to come back for more, like my Corn Dip.

Corn Dip with Mexican Style Sour Cream Ingredients:
2 cans (15.25 oz) whole kernel sweet corn
1/2 cup onions ( diced )
1 can (4 oz) green chilis ( fire-roasted and diced )
1/3 package block style cream cheese ( full fat )
3/4 cup Mozzarella Cheese ( shredded )
3/4 cup Pepperjack Cheese
1/2 cup LALA Crema Mexicana
1 package tortilla chips
cilantro ( for garnish )
PAM Spray or similar
Nutritions

Calories
8879

Sodium
3818mg
159% DV

Fat
742g
1142% DV

Protein
90g
180% DV

Carbs
45g
15% DV

Fiber
15g
62% DV