Recipe of the Week 7/12/09

by Alison on July 16, 2009

Feta-Chicken Pasta

Serves 6
Points 6 per serving (approximately 1 cup)
Cook time 30 minutes


  • 6 oz uncooked Whole Wheat Penne
  • 14 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2/3 cup vertically sliced red onion
  • 6 oz chopped kalamata olives
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup (4 oz) crumbled feta cheese


Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

Sprinkle chicken with salt. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sauté 2 minutes. Add onion; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in cooked pasta, olives, oregano, and pepper; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat, and stir in cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Nutritional Analysis per Serving
Serving size: 1 cup
Calories 280
Total fat 5.5g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Protein 22g
Carbohydrates 33 g
Fiber 6g

Ben likes Feta so this recipe came together as a lighter version that still had lots of feta flavour. It turned out really well the salty flavours blended really well with the mild chicken flavour.

Chicken and Feta Pasta

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