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Feta, Herb And Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffed- Chicken

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, packed without oil
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons thinly sliced fresh basil (optional)
  • Calories: 311
  • Calories from fat: 29%
  • Fat: 10.1g
  • Saturated fat: 5.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 43g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.2g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 121mg
  • Iron: 1.6mg
  • Sodium: 572mg
  • Calcium: 77mg

Orecchiette with Kale, Bacon, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Orecchiette with Kale, Bacon, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Servings

4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/4 cups)

Calories

350 calories per serving

Ingredients

• 8 ounces uncooked orecchiette pasta
• 5 cups bagged pre-washed kale
• 2 slices center-cut bacon
• 1/4 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained and roughly chopped
• 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
• 3 large garlic cloves, chopped
• 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
• 3/8 teaspoon salt
• 1 ounce Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shaved
• 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Preparation

1.)  Cook pasta in boiling water 8 minutes or until almost tender. Add kale, and cook 2 minutes. Drain in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid.
2.)  While pasta cooks, cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat 4 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon from pan with a slotted spoon; crumble and set aside. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add sun-dried tomatoes, crushed red pepper, and garlic to drippings in pan; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add pasta mixture, reserved 1/2 cup cooking liquid, black pepper, and salt to pan; toss to combine. Top pasta mixture evenly with bacon and cheese; drizzle evenly with lemon juice.

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