Flat Belly Diet ~ Penne Pasta Salad

From the Flat Belly Diet Family Cookbook

4 Servings (2 Cups Each) / 424 Calories / MUFA: Pesto Sauce

Ingredients:

6 ounces multigrain penne pasta
2 cups broccoli florets
12 ounces precooked skinless, boneless chicken breast cut into 1/2″ pieces
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup pesto sauce
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.  Add the pasta and cook according to package directions.  Add the broccoli to the pot for the last 2 minutes of cooking.  Drain the pasta and the broccoli, rinse under cold water and drain again.  Transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Add the chicken, tomatoes, pesto, oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper and toss well.

2 thoughts on “Flat Belly Diet ~ Penne Pasta Salad”

  1. It is super yummy and super easy! I didn’t have chicken so used deli turkey meat and it was just as good! You can basically use any lean protein. Enjoy! :-)

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