Main Dishes

Healthy Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta

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A full-of-flavor, super easy pesto pasta without the half ton of oil, calories and fat that usually come with it! Pesto! I mean, Presto! A delicious, healthy meal!

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1 1/2 cups 2% or low-fat cottage cheese
1/2 cup 1% plain Greek yogurt
1/4 cup pine nuts
1 cup fresh basil, packed
2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
8 large cloves of garlic, minced
4 cups zucchini, chopped
3 cups cooked chopped chicken
6 cups cooked whole wheat penne pasta
1 cup pecorino romano or parmesan, grated
salt and pepper, to season
In a blender, blend together the cottage cheese and Greek yogurt until completely smooth. Add in the basil and the pine nuts and blend again until you can see that the basil is finely chopped and all is...
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Nutritions

Calories
988

Sodium
863mg
35% DV

Fat
23g
35% DV

Protein
55g
110% DV

Carbs
143g
48% DV

Fiber
5g
20% DV