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Balsamic Tomato Chicken and Pasta


Note: This recipe is especially for teens with lactose intolerance, who need to limit or avoid dairy products.

Your taste buds will really enjoy this flavorful, lactose-free dish. Serve with a side of garlic bread and your favorite vegetable.

Prep time: 45 minutes

What you need:

What to do:

  1. Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Sauté onion, garlic, and mushrooms for 5 minutes over low heat.
  2. Add chicken pieces to skillet and cook over medium high heat until no longer pink.
  3. Once chicken is cooked, add diced tomatoes, tomato paste, balsamic vinegar, and dried herbs to the chicken mixture.
  4. Mix together well and simmer over medium low heat for 20 minutes.
  5. For each serving, top 2/3 cup of cooked pasta with 1 cup of chicken and sauce.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

Serves: 5

Serving size: 1 cup of sauce with 2/3 cup of cooked pasta

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:

Date reviewed: July 2015


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