Chicken-Noodle Dinner

Chicken-Noodle Dinner is an easy and quick, (30 Minute) recipe for a cheesy pasta dish which is loaded with vegetables. Ingredients include: Chicken breasts, yellow squash, bell peppers, broccoli and cheese served over noodles. Total recipe time is only 30 minutes. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, Weight Watchers (8 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Makes: (6) servings with a generous (2) cups per serving size. Chicken-Noodle Dinner will be loved by all ochicken-noodle-dinnerf your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
CookingTime: 15 Minutes.
Total Time: 30 Minutes.


4  cups  egg noodles, uncooked
(1-1/2 lbs) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1″ pieces
1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
3-1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets
1 large red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 yellow squash, sliced
(6 oz) 2% Velveeta®, cut into 1/2″ cubes
1 tbsp skim milk


1. Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.

2. Meanwhile, cook chicken in the salad dressing in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes or until chicken is done, stirring occasionally. Stir in vegetables; cover. Simmer over medium heat 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.

3. Microwave the Velveeta and milk in a small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 to 3 minutes or until Velveeta is melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 1-1/2 minutes. Add to the chicken mixture; mix lightly. Serve over the noodles.

YIELD: 6 servings.
Serving Size: 2 cups per serving.

Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (8 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Starch + 1 Vegetable + 4 Meat (L)

Calories: 320, Total Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 100mg, Sodium: 660mg, Sugars: 6g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 35g, Vitamin A: 50 %DV, Vitamin C: 70 %DV, Calcium: 20 %DV, Iron: 15 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods.

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