Basil Chicken Over Angel Hair

By Kendra Tomcics

Ingredients

1 (8 oz.) Package of whole wheat angel hair pasta


2 teaspoons olive oil


1/2 cup finely chopped onions


1 clove garlic, chopped


2 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes


2 cups boneless chicken breast halves, cooked and cubed


1/4 cup chopped fresh basil


1/2 teaspoon salt


1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce


1/4 cup parmesan cheese

Directions

1. Cook angel hair pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until it is al dente ( about 8-10 minutes), drain, and set to the side.


2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Saute the onions and garlic. Then, stir in the tomatoes, chicken, basil, salt and hot pepper sauce. Reduce heat to medium, and cover skillet. Simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is hot and tomatoes are soft.


3. Toss the sauce with the cooked angel hair pasta until it is thoroughly coated. Serve with parmesan cheese.


4. Enjoy!

Why this recipe is perfect for you

This dish is a light dinner recipe that is both healthy and delicious. Each serving contains only 4.9 grams of sugar and only 362 calories. Each serving size also has approximately 37.8 grams of carbohydrates or 12% along with 28.4 grams of protein or 57%. This dish only contains 97 calories from fat. All of the nutritional values for this recipe are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. This recipe is low in both sugar and fat and it also provides a good source of protein. The recipe is perfect for a summer night because it is a light meal that any family could easily make and enjoy. Any time you are hungry for a light, healthy but quick meal, this is your go to recipe.