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Fajita Pasta

Mexican-style chicken and vegetables served over pasta.

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Serves 4

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6 ounces angel hair pasta
2 teaspooons olive oil
10 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast
4 ounces onion
4 ounces red bell pepper
4 ounces yellow bell pepper
3/4 cup canned green chilies
1/2 cup salsa
12 stalks fresh cilantro

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  1. Cut chicken into thin strips.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook for 5 minutes or until no longer pink.
  3. Heat water in a large saucepan on high for pasta.
  4. Dice onion and peppers. Add to skillet. Continue to cook over medium-high..
  5. Cook pasta in boiling water for five minutes.
  6. While pasta cooks, stir chilies and salsa into skillet with chicken. Turn heat to low.
  7. Mince fresh cilantro and add to skillet.
  8. Drain pasta and top with chicken and vegetables.
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Nutritional information for Fajita Pasta

Calories: 297
Calories from Fat: 36.5

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat >1g 3%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 347mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 41.5g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
Sugars 3.5g ~
Protein 23.5g 47%
Vitamin A 22% Iron 17%
Vitamin C 197% Calcium 5%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs

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