Lemon Broccoli Fettuccine

  • Yield: 4 servings


1/2pound whole-wheat fettuccine
1-- (12-ounce) package broccoli
2-- carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2-- sweet onion, thinly sliced
2tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2tablespoons fresh garlic, minced
2cups cooked chicken breast, shredded
1teaspoon grated fresh lemon zest
1/8teaspoon salt
1/8teaspoon black pepper
1/3cup Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Add broccoli, carrots and sweet onion to pasta during last 3 minutes of cooking. When fettuccine and broccoli are cooked, drain, reserving ½ cup pasta water; set aside.

  2. Heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 1 ½ to 2 minutes. Add chicken and pasta water; cook until heated through. Add lemon zest, salt and pepper; remove from heat.

  3. Toss chicken mixture with pasta, vegetables and Parmesan; serve immediately. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 680
  • Cholesterol 67mg
  • Sodium 704mg
  • Fiber 9g