Recipe: Healthy Tarragon Chicken Linguine

Tarragon Chicken Linguine
Diabetic tarragon

This quick recipe features chicken, broccoli and pasta all topped in a light sauce. It’s a complete healthy meal in just 25 minutes.
MAKES: 4 servings

SERVING SIZE: 1   1/2 cup


  • 6   ounces dried linguine or fettuccine
  • 2   cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2   cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2   teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4   teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning or ground black pepper
  • 3   skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (12 ounces total), cut into bite-size strips
  • 2   teaspoons olive oil or cooking oil
  • 1   tablespoon snipped fresh tarragon or dill or 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon or dill, crushed

1. Cook pasta according to directions, adding broccoli the last 4 minutes. Drain; keep warm.

2. Combine broth, cornstarch, and seasoning; set aside.

3. In a large nonstick skillet, cook chicken in hot oil 4 minutes or until no longer pink, stirring often.

4. Stir cornstarch mixture; add to skillet. Cook and stir until thickened. Stir in tarragon; cook for 2 minutes. Serve over pasta. Makes 4 (1 1/2-cup) servings.

Credit: Recipe and photograph ownership of © Copyright 2012 , Meredith Corporation.


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