Green spaghetti with chicken and zucchini

Served pasta on plate in background pan with the sauce

This green pasta with chicken and zucchini is a real feast for your senses. It has a beautiful and intense color, but is also rich in nutrients. Green vegetables have a lot of iron, potassium, B vitamins and fiber. Plus, they’re low in calories! Thanks to coconut milk, the dish has an oriental, Thai aroma.

The preparation of this delicious pasta is simple and quick. Its delicate taste and creamy texture make it an ideal dish for anyone who appreciates healthy and tasty food!

If you feel like eating a vege version, just skip the chicken – you will prepare dinner even faster and peas will provide you with protein! Delicate and extra vegetable – a recipe perfect for the summer!

Green pasta with chicken

The recipe for green pasta with green sauce (it's not pesto!) is my idea for an original and healthy dinner. You sure didn't know this recipe!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Fusion
Servings 8 portions
Calories 237 kcal

Green pasta with chicken and zucchini recipe

Ingredients
 
 

  • 200 g spaghetti pasta with spinach (can be regular spaghetti)
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 onion
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 2 handful basil
  • 1 bunch spring onions
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 200 ml coconut milk
  • olive oil
  • 1 tsp Thai herbs
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Dice the zucchini, if it's small – you don't need to cut the seeds out, nor do you need to peel it. Also chop the other vegetables, basil and chicken.
  • Pour olive oil into a hot pan and fry the onion, add salt and then the chicken, Thai herbs and garlic.
    1 chicken breast, 1 onion, olive oil, 1 tsp Thai herbs, salt, 4 cloves garlic
  • When the chicken is fried, add zucchini, bell peppers and peas to it. Fry until the vegetables are tender.
    1 zucchini, 1 yellow bell pepper, 1 cup green peas
  • Add spring onions and basil. Season with pepper and salt. Pour in the coconut milk then bring the sauce to a boil. At this time you can cook the pasta.
    2 handful basil, 1 bunch spring onions, 200 ml coconut milk, pepper, salt
  • Add the cooked pasta to the sauce. Stir and you're done. Enjoy!
    200 g spaghetti pasta with spinach

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Nutrition

Serving: 100gCalories: 88kcal (4%)Carbohydrates: 10g (3%)Protein: 4g (9%)Fat: 4g (6%)Saturated Fat: 2g (12%)Trans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 7mg (2%)Sodium: 17mg (1%)Potassium: 145mg (4%)Fiber: 1g (5%)Sugar: 1g (1%)Vitamin A: 106IU (2%)Vitamin C: 16mg (19%)Vitamin D: 0µgVitamin E: 0mg (2%)Vitamin K: 7µg (6%)Calcium: 12mg (1%)Iron: 1mg (4%)Manganese: 0mg (19%)Zinc: 0mg (2%)

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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