Lemon Garlic Pasta With Grilled Chicken

I cook a lot. I usually cook everyday M-F. I would ask Daniel to switch in some nights, but I don't really like what he makes. Sorry Daniel, but your food is too bachelor for my taste. (He does try, so I will give him some props). During the week I like to stick to meals that take under 30 min. The quicker the better!

One of my favorites is Lemon Garlic Pasta with Grilled Chicken. In college I worked in Curves, and this meal comes from their Fitness & Weight Management Plan. Don't let the healthiness turn you off, I promise this is delicious! Daniel loves it, my little brother loves it, and it was a success at recipe club.

Lemon Garlic Pasta with Grilled Chicken
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2t Olive Oil
2 minced garlic cloves
1/4 t red pepper flakes
2/3 c cooked whole wheat penne pasta
juice from 1 lemon
2 T fresh Parmesan cheese (it tastes better fresh!)
5 oz chicken breast
1c steamed green beans

  • Boil Penne Pasta about 10 min.
  • Heat skillet over medium, PAM it,  add chopped chicken (season with salt and pepper), and cook.
  • Put cooked chicken to the side. 
  • Heat olive oil, add minced garlic and red pepper flakes. when fragrant, add penne pasta, cooked chicken, and lemon juice. Toss to combine.
  • Garnish with Parmesan cheese and serve with steamed green beans and enjoy!

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