High-Protein Chicken & Peanut Black Bean Pasta Recipe

High-Protein Chicken & Peanut Black Bean Pasta
Who said you can’t enjoy pasta with a super-charged side of protein? This savory dish is not only loaded with protein, but is also low in carbs and high in fiber, making it the perfect dish to satisfy your pasta craving!

Nutrition Facts

Number of Servings: 2
  • 450.7
  • 45.5
    g
  • 26
    g
  • 18.3
    g
  • 10.8g
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.

Ingredients

    Sauce:
  • 1 tbsp. Soy Sauce (or Braggs Liquid Aminos for gluten-free)
  • 1 tbsp. Sesame Oil
  • ½ tbsp. Honey
  • 3 tbsp. Nuts N' More High Protein Peanut Butter
  • 1 Clove Garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Ginger, minced
  • Pasta:
  • 1 serving Black Bean Pasta (or regular pasta)
  • 1 cup Bean Sprouts
  • 6oz. Chicken, pre-cooked and shreded
  • Peanuts and Green Onions, optional

Cooking Instructions

  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Heat in microwave for 30-45 seconds and mix well.
  3. Cook pasta according to directions.
  4. Toss cooked pasta, bean sprouts, shredded chicken, and dressing together.
  5. Evenly divide between 2 plates (or save half for a second meal!).
  6. Top pasta with roasted peanuts and fresh chives, if desired.

Note:

Using regular pasta will decrease the protein content and increase the carb content. Adjust according to your personal macros.

Serving Suggestions

Serves 2.

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Posted Thu, 03/02/2017 - 04:02
Bruce

Believe me, it IS awesome. I can't stop eating it!

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Posted Thu, 03/02/2017 - 10:17
Sara Kesseli

Hi Bruce!

Thanks so much for sharing your feedback! I am so happy you are enjoying the recipe! I hope you find many others on here that you like just as much!

Have a great day!

Sarah

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Posted Thu, 03/05/2015 - 18:30
Greg

Looks DELICIOUS! Gave this recipe to my wife ;)

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Posted Sun, 03/08/2015 - 21:02
Sarah Kesseli

Thanks Greg! I hope both you and your wife enjoy the recipe!

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Posted Tue, 03/03/2015 - 17:09
Hollywood

Looks awesome!

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Posted Sun, 03/08/2015 - 21:01
Sarah Kesseli

Hahaha! Thanks Hollywood! May have to whip you up a batch! ;) Can you supply me with the peanut butter?