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White bean pasta

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Total Time 40 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient White Beans; Chicken
Category Beans & Legumes; Poultry
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish
Cuisine American
Cook Method Boiling; Broiling; Grilling; Saut�ing
Diet Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; Low Sodium; Heart Healthy; High Protein; High Fiber


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, each 4 ounces

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 

  • 1/2 cup white onion, chopped

  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 cup white beans, cooked

  • 2 tablespoons garlic, chopped

  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped

  • 12 ounces uncooked rotelle pasta 

  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese 

  • Ground black pepper, to taste



  • Heat a gas grill or broiler. Coat the grill rack or broiler pan with cooking spray. Position the cooking rack 4-6 inches from the heat source.

  • Cook the chicken 5 minutes on each side until brown and transfer to a cutting board. When cool, slice into strips.

  • Heat the oil in a nonstick frying pan over medium heat. Saut� the onions and mushrooms 5 minutes until tender. Add the white beans, garlic, basil, and grilled chicken strips. Keep warm.

  • Fill a large pot 3/4 full with water and boil. Add the pasta and cook 10-12 minutes, then drain thoroughly. Add the chicken mixture to the pasta and toss.

  • Divide the pasta among plates and garnish with Parmesan cheese and black pepper. Serve immediately.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 408 cal

  • Total fat: 7g

  • Saturated fat: 2g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g

  • Cholesterol: 37mg

  • Sodium: 122mg

  • Potassium: 630mg

  • Carbohydrate: 58g

  • Fiber: 5g

  • Protein: 28g

  • Calcium: 127mg