This recipe is a great way to enjoy a creamy pasta dish without all the fat and calories as those that you get at restaurants! The chickpeas and reduced-fat cream cheese combine to make a rich sauce that will make you think that you're cheating on your diet!
Creamy Mediterranean Chicken
2/3 cup chicken broth
8 oz reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed
1 can chickpeas, rinsed
1/4 cup fat-free Italian Dressing
3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced
4 slices deli ham
1 package baby spinach leaves
1 1/2 cups angel hair pasta, cooked
Blend broth, cream cheese, 1/2 cup chickpeas, and Italian dressing in a blender until smooth and set aside.
Saute chicken until cooked. Add ham and remaining chickpeas. Pour cream cheese sauce over ingredients in the skillet; cover with lid. Simmer on medium-low for 15 minutes. Toss in pasta.