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Lemon Chicken Pasta

Hi, this is Lindsay from “Our Family Treat.”  This lemon chicken pasta dish is one of our favorites! The flavors are so fresh. I just love anything with lemon!  

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If you carefully choose the sauce or herbs that pasta is served with, pasta can be part of a healthy weight-loss diet.

However, creamy or cheesy sauces are high in fat.

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Lemon Chicken Pasta

Raised in the Kitchen - Carrian Cheney
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Lemon Chicken Pasta

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Prep Time: 3 hours 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours 40 minutes
Servings: 6


For the Pasta

  • 1 lb. pasta any type
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • lemon zest
  • lemon Juice 1 lemon
  • ½ cup onion green -chopped
  • ¼ cup parsley fresh-chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese

For the Marinade:

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 Tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons parsley minced
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 chicken breasts


  • Marinate chicken in zip lock baggie for at least 3 hours. I always like to just pull my chicken out in the morning, mix it with the marinade and let it sit all day.
  • While cooking your favorite type of pasta, grill up the chicken, and then chop it up.
  • Drain pasta, add olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, parsley, green onion, salt and pepper, chicken and Parmesan.
  • Mix and serve!
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Chicken Pasta
Amount Per Serving (1 recipe)
Calories 758 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Fat 43g66%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 57mg19%
Sodium 465mg20%
Potassium 559mg16%
Carbohydrates 62g21%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 1592IU32%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 181mg18%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

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  • Sounds like a wonderful dinner to me!

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  • That looks yummy. My husband is not a huge lemon fan, but I might be able to sneak this on in. I'll have to try it. =)

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