Paprika Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash and Linguine

Slimming Eats Paprika Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash and Linguine Pasta - gluten free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

This recipe is gluten free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

Slimming Eats Recipe

Serves 3

Extra Easy –1 HEa and 0.5 syns per serving

Ingredients

  • 3 chicken thighs (all visible fat removed), sliced into strips
  • 300g (10.5oz) of chopped butternut squash
  • 4 baby bella mushrooms sliced
  • 1 onion, halved and sliced
  • 3 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 200g (7oz) of linguine pasta (can use gluten free)
  • 1 egg, leave it to reach room temperature, don’t use it straight from the fridge
  • 90g (3oz) of parmesan cheese (half grated and half in shavings) (3xHEa’s)
  • 1 tsp of brown sugar (1 syn)
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) of chicken stock
  • spray oil
  • Fresh parsley

Method

Preheat the oven to 200c or 400f (gas mark 6). Add the butternut squash to a ovenproof dish, spray with spray oil and add 1 tsp of paprika and sugar and mix to coat.

Slimming Eats Paprika Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash and Linguine Pasta - gluten free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

Place in the oven and roast until slightly softened and lightly golden. Approx 20 mins. Set aside.

Slimming Eats Paprika Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash and Linguine Pasta - gluten free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

Cook the linguine to al dente and drain.

Spray a frying pan with spray oil, add the chicken, onion and garlic, with the remaining paprika and black pepper and cook until tender and slightly golden.

Slimming Eats Paprika Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash and Linguine Pasta - gluten free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

Add the mushrooms and garlic and stock to the pan and cook until the stock reduces.

In the meantime add the egg to a bowl and add half the parmesan cheese (grated) and spoon into the mix a couple of spoons of the stock. Whisk all together.

Add the butternut squash to the pan.

Slimming Eats Paprika Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash and Linguine Pasta - gluten free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

Stir in the linguine and then turn off the heat.

Add the egg mixture and stir to evenly coat

Top with some fresh chopped Parsley and the parmesan shavings and serve with a side salad.

Enjoy!!

Slimming Eats Paprika Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash and Linguine Pasta - gluten free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

The recipe above has been calculated for Slimming World, however for those of you following the Weight Watchers plan or another calorie controlled type diet. Below is the approx nutritional information:

 

Approx NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

1 serving

Calories

591

Fat

18.4g

Saturated Fat

7.7g

Total Carbohydrate

57g

Dietary Fibre

3.3g

Sugars

5.4g

Protein

           48.9g

 

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