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Warm Chicken Lemon Pasta

With Mazola® Rightblend Oil

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SERVING SIZE

4 TO 6 SERVINGS

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TOTAL TIME

30 MINUTES

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SKILL LEVEL

BEGINNER

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Mazola RightBlend Oil
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon peel (1 large OR 2 medium lemons)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black fine grind pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 pound cooked pasta (penne, radiatore OR cavatappi)
  • 2 cups halved, fresh grape OR cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • Lemon wedges for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Combine oil, lemon peel, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper in a small bowl; set aside.
  2. Pat chicken dry using paper towels; cut into 1-inch cubes and place in a bowl. Pour half of the lemon mixture over the chicken, reserving remaining lemon mixture.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken mixture and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until cooked through. Remove from heat and add to cooked pasta. Stir in tomatoes, fresh basil and remaining lemon oil mixture. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve immediately.
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