Tuscan- Style Chicken Pasta Recipe

Tuscan- Style Chicken Pasta Recipe - 

This Chicken Pasta recipe comes complete with a list of ingredients, and nutrition.

So it doesn’t matter what diet plan that you follow, you can use the following below to track what you need.

This dinner recipes uses baby spinach, cannellini beans and multigrain penne pasta that makes this meal a very health for diabetic and for the whole family.

Chicken Pasta recipe

Make this dish tonight for dinner. Serve this with a tossed salad and some multigrain garlic bread to complete this health meal.

Recipe Type

Main Dish, Pasta, Poultry

Degree of Difficulty



2 servings


2 ounces Barilla Plus multigrain penne pasta

2 chicken breasts, 4 to 5 ounces each, pounded to an even 1/4" thickness

1 teaspoon olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

4 cups baby spinach leaves

1 cup cannellini beans, rinsed

1 clove garlic, crushed

1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, finely chopped

2 heaping tablespoons diced roasted red bell pepper

2 tablespoons grated parmesan


1. Boil 1 1/2 quarts of water, drop in the penne, stir, and cook until the pasta is al dente (about 9 to 11 minutes).

2. While the pasta cooks, sear the chicken in a skillet to which you've added the olive oil, on medium-high (about 4 to 5 minutes per side), seasoning each side with a pinch of salt and pepper as the other side cooks. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set it aside.

3. Reduce the heat under the skillet to medium. Add the spinach, beans, garlic, rosemary, and bell pepper. Turn frequently until the spinach wilts (about 1 to 2 minutes).

4. Slice the chicken and toss it with the drained pasta and the spinach-and-bean mixture. Top each serving with half of the cheese.

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 8 minutes

Cooking Time: 22 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Source: The Belly Off! Diet

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