Ziti with Zesty Chicken

Ziti with Zesty Chicken

November 28, 2016
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Serves 4

This dish is rich in flavor and the whole wheat pasta and peas add lots of fiber.  Easy to make any day of the week.


  • 1 Pound
    whole wheat ziti pasta or bowtie pasta
  • 2 Teaspoons
    olive oil
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon
    Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons
    whole wheat flour
  • 2 Cups
    chicken broth
  • 1/4 Cup
    lemon juice
  • 12 Ounces
    frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/4 Cup
    fresh Italian parsley, chopped
  • 12 Ounces
    cooked chicken, chopped


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook according to package instructions until al dente. Drain.

  2. While pasta is cooking, in a large non-stick pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in the Dijon mustard and flour. Gradually whisk in the chicken broth, stirring constantly to avoid clumps.

  3. Bring the broth to a boil and stir in the lemon juice, peas and parsley. Add cooked pasta and cooked chicken to sauce and serve.


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