Easy Italian Chicken


Classifications: Main Dishes

Qty Measure Ingredient


4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves

1 14-1/2oz can Italian stewed tomatoes

1 4oz can mushroom stems and pieces, drained

1/2 teaspoon dried basil

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1/3 cup cold water

Hot cooked spaghetti

Instructions: In a large skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, cook chicken for 5-6 minutes on each side or until the juices run clear. Meanwhile, in a saucepan over medium heat, bring tomatoes, mushrooms, basil and garlic powder to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water; add to tomato mixture. Return to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Serve chicken over spaghetti; top with tomato sauce.



Background: Note: NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS: One serving (prepared with no-salt-added stewed tomatoes and calculated without spaghetti) equal 177 calories, 178 mg sodium, 73 mg cholesterol, 7 gm carbohydrate, 28 gm protein 3 gm fat. DIABETIC EXCHANGES: 3 very lean meat, 2 vegetable.

Serves: 4

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