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Speedy Ziti with Zesty Chicken


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Speedy Ziti with Zesty Chicken


  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 20 min
  • Ready Time : 30 min




  • 1 pound whole-wheat ziti, or other medium shaped uncooked pasta
  • 12 ounce cooked chicken, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons whole-wheat flour
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 package frozen peas (10 oz.) defrosted and drained
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


Prepare pasta according to package directions.

While pasta is cooking, spray large skillet with Pam; warm the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in the Dijon mustard and flour. Very gradually whisk in the chicken broth. Bring the broth to a boil and stir in the lemon juice, peas, and parsley.

When pasta is done, drain it well. Toss pasta and cooked chicken with sauce, season with salt and pepper and serve.


Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 363
  • Total Fat: 4.3g
  • Sodium: 570mg
  • Total Carbs: 40g
  • Protein: 31g

About Rochelle Rothman


"Rochelle is a Mom of six and Bubie to many more, kinaraha! Her cookbook can be seen at www.notjustacookbook.com. It also features many “multi-ethnic” recipes that were adapted for the kosher cook. Rochelle’s book examines food around the year by month. Her new DVD recipe organizer includes the book. What a GREAT gift! Rochelle is available for cooking demo events for fundraisers, hotels, stores, as well as private Tupperware demonstrations. Rochelle is often asked to share her amazing Freezer Tricks demonstration at many locations including several national televsion shows. She is a columnist in the FJJ (Flatbush Jewish Journal) and The Jewish Press, plus a contributor to other publications. Contact her at www.my.tupperware.com/rochellerothman.




One Response to Speedy Ziti with Zesty Chicken

  1. avatar says: Ari Ross

    Thank you for this great recipe – looks healthy (especially since there’s NO mayo!!), and sounds delicious. Can’t wait to try it!

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