Thursday, November 29, 2012

Creamy Lemon Pasta with Grilled Chicken

Yes, I'm grilling. In November. I just made soup yesterday and today I'm breaking out the grill. A little cray cray but after finding this yummy lemon pasta dish I decided that I had to make it for dinner. Winter or not and I'm so glad I made it. This was incredible!

Creamy Lemon Pasta with Grilled Chicken
Adapted from Kraft Kitchens
Serves 4
Cal 284, Fat 4.7g, Carbs 28g, Fiber 2g, Protein 30g

1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
3 cups dry pasta (I used farfalle)
1 oz reduced fat cream cheese
2/3 cup fat free half and half
Juice of one lemon
1 tsp garlic powder
1/8 cup grated Parmesan cheese (and extra for topping if desired)
salt and pepper to taste

Grill chicken over medium high heat for about 10-12 minutes or until juices run clear.
Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
In a large saucepan combine cream cheese, garlic powder and cream. Add in lemon juice.When mixture starts to simmer whisk in Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Let simmer for about 10 minutes. Toss together with the cooked pasta. Top with sliced chicken and additional Parmesan cheese if desired. Enjoy!


  1. My family will love this dish. The lemon is a great touch with cream it really lightens things. I will pin this. Please bring it by foodie friday today.

  2. Oh this looks so delicious and easy. Thanks for sharing at Saturday Dishes. -Savannah


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