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Recipe of the Week: Chicken Fettuccine With Mushrooms

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Recipe of the Week: Chicken Fettuccine With Mushrooms

Delicious pasta is definitely one of my favorite food indulgences and this low-fat recipe from my bestselling cookbook The Shredded Chef is one I come back to time and time again.

I like mushrooms and Parmesan cheese in just about anything so it’s no surprise I like this recipe so much, but it really is outstanding. The taste, texture, and mouthfeel just make you want to savor every bite.

Enjoy!

Servings

4

Calories Per Serving

403

Protein Per Serving

34 grams

Carbohydrates Per Serving

38 grams

Fat Per Serving

12 grams

 Ingredients

8 ounces whole grain fettuccine

2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (6 ounces each), rinsed, dried, trimmed of fat, cut into strips

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 ounces (around 1 to 1 1/2 cups) shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and sliced

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 teaspoons lemon zest

salt and ground black pepper, to taste

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped

Instructions

Cook pasta according to package directions. When you drain the pasta, save 1/2 cup of the pasta water.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the sliced chicken and cook for 3 – 4 minutes, add the garlic and mushrooms. Cook, stirring occasionally for 4 – 5 minutes or until the mushrooms are nice and tender. Stir in the lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper and remove from the heat.

Add the pasta, 1/2 cup of pasta water, Parmesan, and basil to the skillet and toss.

What You Get to Eat

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Picture courtesy of Vegan Miss

What did you think of this week’s recipe? Let me know in the comments below!

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  • Jen

    Looks delicious, but I thought we weren’t supposed to eat starchy carbs? I only incorporate oats, brown rice, and the occasional sweet potato. Otherwise I really on vegetables for my carbs. can you explain? It’s confusing. THanks.

  • Ryan

    Looks good, Parmesan cheese is very high is sat fat though.

    • Michael Matthews

      Not really. 5 grams per ounce. Saturated fat isn’t as bad as we once thought, either.

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  • Hydro

    it was ok, not the best

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