Zesty Garden Pasta With Chicken



  • 1Tbsp. Olive oil
  • ¾ lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 24-oz. jar prepared spaghetti sauce
  • ½ tsp. crushed dried red pepper
  • 16 oz. linguine noodles or spinach linguine
  • 1 medium zucchini or yellow squash
  • 1 pkg. (9 oz.) frozen Italian green beans
  • 4 oz. Parmesan cheese


    Slice chicken breasts into thin strips.

    In large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add chicken; cook, stirring frequently until lightly browned 3-4 minutes.

    Add spaghetti sauce and crushed red pepper; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer for 10 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.

    Thinly slice zucchini or squash and cut into quarters.

    Meanwhile cook linguine noodles according to package directions; during last 3 minutes of cooking, add vegetables to pasta cooking water (cover to maintain boiling).

    Drain pasta and vegetables.

    Spoon sauce mixture over pasta and vegetables.

    Grate Parmesan cheese over each serving.

    Makes 4-6 servings.

    Serve with crisp green salad and bread.

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