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Greek Spaghetti with Feta Cheese and Chicken (6 PTS)

Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

8   Skinless boneless chicken breast
1   Dried oregano
2   Garlic cloves
6   Spaghetti - (thin)
2   Extra virgin olive oil
2   Diced tomato
1/2   Scallions - thinly sliced
1/4   Minced fresh parsley - plus 1 tablespoon
6   Greek olives - (black)
1 1/2   Feta cheese - light
1 1/2   Lemon juice

Recipe Instructions

Place chicken in medium suacepan, add 1/2 cup water, 1/2 tsp. of the

oregano and ahlf of the garlic. Cover and bring to a simmer over medium

heat; reduce heat to low, turn chicken and continue simmering until

cooked through, 12 - 14 minutes. Remove chicken to plate and let cool;

shred with fork and return to cooking liquid.

In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta until tender; drain and keep


Meanwhile, place large nonstick skillet ove rmedium heat 30 seconds; heat

1 tsp. of the oil 30 seconds more. Add remaining oregano and garlic and

saute 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes, raise heat to medium-high and saute 2-3

minutes. Add chicken, cooking liquid and the reserved 1/2 cup tomato

juice; simmer until just heated through.

Transfer cooked pasta to large bowl. Add remaining teaspoon oil, athe

tomato mixture, scallions, 1/4 c. of the parsley, the olives, half the

cheese, and the lemon juice. Toss; divide evenly among 4 pasta bowls.

Top each with one-fourth of the remaining cheee and parsley and serve.

Per serving (1 1/2 cups): 3/4 Fat, 1 Vegetable, 2 Proteins. 2 Breads

Nutritional info (Mastercook): 309.6 Calories, 7.3g Fat, 2.5g Fiber

Nutritional info (as per original recipe - olive oil and regular feta):

332 Calories, 9g Fat, 3g Fiber

NOTES : The original version of the recipe called for olive oil and

regular feta cheese.

This is an excellent recipe!!

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