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asparagus, sugar-pod peas, fettucini, and chicken
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Chicken Pasta Bowl with Asparagus and Sugar-Pod Peas

Chicken Pasta Bowl is a healthy and delicious way to enjoy the late Spring vegetables of asparagus and sugar-pod peas from the garden.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: asparagus, easy, pasta, sugar-pod peas
Servings: 4
Calories: 850kcal

Equipment

  • sheet pan

Ingredients

  • 1 lb pasta (450g)fettucini (click here) for my homemade recipe)
  • 2 large chicken breasts cut in half and pounded to 1/2 inch thick.
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb fresh asparagus (450g)
  • ½ lb sugar pod peas (225 g)
  • 3 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cup Half and Half (236 ml)
  • 1 cup parmesian cheese (100g) grated
  • 4 tbsp butter

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta and grill the chicken breasts while the vegetables are roasting.

Roast The Vegetables

  • Preheat oven to 450°°F. Snap the tough ends off of the asparagus and cut the asparagus into 2 inch pieces.
  • Spread the asparagus and sugar-pod peas on a roasting pan. Sprinkle with the minced garlic. Drizzle with the olive oil. Add Salt and Pepper to taste. Roast for 8 - 10 minutes or until fork- tender.
    asparagis and sugar-pod peas on a roasting pan

Grill the Chicken Breast

  • Season the Chicken Breast with salt and pepper and grill until the internal temp is 170°F, or the juices run clear when it is cut into.

Cook the Pasta and Assemble

  • Bring 4-6 quarts of salted water to a full rolling boil. Add the pasta and cook to desired doneness. 6-7 minutes for al-dente. If pasta is freshly made, 90 seconds to 2 minutes for al-dente.
  • Once pasta is done drain, split between 4 serving bowls. Heat the half with the butter in a bowl until hot in the microwave. Stir in the parmesan cheese to combine and pour 1/4 portions over each bowl of pasta. Divide the roasted vegetable equally between the pasta bowl Slice the grilled chicken breast and place it on top. Garnish with some fresh-grated parmesan cheese and Italian parsley.
    asparagus, sugar-pod peas, fettucini with chicken

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Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 850kcal | Carbohydrates: 89g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 151mg | Sodium: 565mg | Potassium: 780mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 707IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 366mg | Iron: 2mg