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Lemon Romano Chicken with Italian Pasta Salad

Lemon Romano Chicken with Italian Pasta Salad
Servings:
4
Total Time:
30 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare pasta salad through step 1 (10 minutes)
  • Prepare chicken (15 minutes)
  • Complete pasta salad and chicken; serve (5 minutes)

Lemon Romano Chicken

Ingredients

1 cup seasoned croutons, finely crushed
1/4 cup slivered almonds, finely crushed
2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
1 lemon, for zest
1/2 cup egg substitute (or 2 large eggs, beaten)
1/4 cup grated Parmesan/Romano cheese
4 chicken cutlets (about 1 lb)
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 (5.3-oz) cup plain Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon basil pesto

Steps

  1. Crush croutons and almonds. Chop basil. Zest lemon (2 teaspoons).
  2. Place egg substitute in shallow bowl. Combine in second bowl: cheese, croutons, almonds, zest, and basil. Dip chicken into egg (allowing excess to drip off), then dip into crouton mixture pressing with fingertips to coat evenly (wash hands).
  3. Preheat large, nonstick sauté pan on medium 2–3 minutes. Place butter and oil in pan; cook chicken 2–3 minutes on each side and until 165°F. Meanwhile, combine yogurt and pesto. Serve chicken with pesto sauce on the side.

Italian Pasta Salad

Ingredients

1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
1 (20-oz) package cheese tortellini
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup Asiago salad dressing

Steps

  1. Bring water to a boil for pasta. Halve tomatoes; chop basil. Cook and drain pasta following package instructions.
  2. Toss pasta with remaining ingredients. Serve warm or chill until ready to serve. (Makes 6 servings.)

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with broccoli, Italian bread, and apple pie for dessert.
  • Add sliced olives and diced ham to the pasta salad for a tasty potluck side dish.

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Amount per 1/4 recipe serving: Calories 420, Total Fat 25.00g, Sat Fat 6.00g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 80mg, Sodium 430mg, Total Carb 12g, Fiber 1.00g, Sugars 2g, Protein 36g, Calc 15%, Vit A 10%, Vit C 2%, Iron 10%

Italian Pasta Salad

Amount per 1/6 recipe serving: Calories 400, Total Fat 19.00g, Sat Fat 4.50g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 40mg, Sodium 580mg, Total Carb 44g, Fiber 3.00g, Sugars 4g, Protein 13g, Calc 10%, Vit A 6%, Vit C 6%, Iron 15%

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