High Protein Chicken Pasta Recipe

Enjoy a satisfying and protein-packed meal with this high protein chicken pasta recipe. With a perfect blend of tender pasta, lean protein, and flavorful ingredients, it’s a delicious and nutritious option for pasta lovers.

high protein pasta recipe

High Protein Chicken Pasta Ingredients

  • 8 oz whole wheat or protein-enriched pasta
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish

High Protein Chicken Pasta Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add minced garlic and cook until fragrant.
  3. Add diced chicken breasts to the skillet and cook until browned and cooked through.
  4. Add sliced bell peppers to the skillet and sauté for a few minutes until slightly softened.
  5. Stir in cherry tomatoes and baby spinach. Cook until the spinach wilts and the tomatoes soften.
  6. Add the cooked pasta to the skillet and toss everything together.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the pasta and toss again to combine.
  8. Garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  9. Serve the high protein pasta hot and enjoy!

Macro Nutrient Breakdown (per serving):

  • Protein: 35g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Calories: 410
  • Author: Chris
  • User rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.8 stars (of 11 reviews)
  • Recipe name: High Protein Chicken Pasta
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