Low-calorie lunch: pasta with chicken, spinach and tomatoes


Low-calorie lunch: pasta with chicken, spinach and tomatoesWho said diet food is tasteless boiled vegetables and no dressed salads? A low-calorie diet can be very tasty, sometimes so tasty that households will not even guess that they eat healthy and low-calorie food. Today we will tell you how to cook pasta with chicken and spinach , and you will see this in the experience.

Pasta with chicken and tomatoes is prepared very easily. This dish can be a quick and filling to feed a large number of people. Believe me, they're piggies.

Serving: 6 persons at the cost of 2 cups for each
Cooking time: 35 minutes

Pasta with spinach and chicken does not require any expensive products, most of the ingredients the hostess can easily find in her kitchen.

Ingredients:

Pasta from durum wheat
2 chicken Breasts
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons wine vinegar
1 teaspoon chopped orange zest
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon olive oil or any other oil
3 cups cherry tomatoes cut in half
4 shredded garlic cloves
fresh crushed spinach
3/4 Cup goat cheese
3 teaspoons roasted pine nuts

Cooking instructions:

1. Prepare the paste according to the instructions specified on packaging, decant the water.

2. While cooking pasta, engaged in the preparation of chicken. Chicken Breasts can be boiled or fried, and can be baked in the oven. Choose a more acceptable option for your diet. Delicious and dietary option of cooking chicken breast is baking it in the oven on the grill. Preheat the oven to 180°C. place the Washed and salted chicken Breasts on the grill and bake for 20 minutes, turning them from time to time. Chicken is ready when it it is easily pierced with a toothpick and transparent juice is released from it. Let the chicken cool and cut into large cross pieces.

3. For the sauce in a small container, mix together 3 tablespoons olive oil, wine vinegar, crushed lemon zest, freshly squeezed orange juice, honey, mustard, salt, freshly ground pepper and set aside the container.

4. In a deep frying pan, heat one tablespoon of olive oil. Add cut in half cherry and minced garlic, sauté for two to three minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the boiled pasta and chicken, keep on fire for some time and set aside. Gradually add to the ready-made pasta with chicken chopped spinach and ready sauce, gently stirring the dish. Keep on fire it is no longer required. Put the contents of the pan on serving dishes, sprinkle with cheese and pine nuts. To serve a dish better served hot.

Tips for cooking pasta with chicken and spinach:

In Order for the chicken to fry faster and look more aesthetically pleasing in the finished dish, before preparing the breast, we advise you to wrap it in plastic wrap and lightly beat off the flat side of the hammer to beat the meat. The film will not allow the breast to deform much. Release the chicken breast from the film and cook according to the above instructions.

If you have on kitchen there are plates separated by a partition into separate parts, then cooked and fried pasta with chicken can be placed in one of the compartments, and tomatoes, spinach and sauce in another or in separate compartments.

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