Recipe: Simple Pasta For Runners!

Bree Turner, star of NBC's Grimm, shares her go-to meal - a wholesome, hearty and stress-free pasta dish to satisfy a runner's appetite.

Photo by Olivia McCoy
Photo by Olivia McCoy

Keep It Simple Pasta Supper

Bree Turner, star of NBC’s Grimm, shares her go-to meal – a wholesome, hearty and (most importantly) stress-free pasta dish sure to satisfy a runner’s appetite.

Serves 6

1 box whole-wheat spaghetti
2 Tbsp. olive oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 rotisserie chicken, chopped into bite-size pieces
1 bag frozen squash, cooked in microwave
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
Fresh, flat-leaf Italian parsley, to taste
Salt and pepper


Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

Heat wok on low heat with 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Sauté garlic until fragrant, then add pasta.

Add the remaining olive oil, salt and pepper, chicken and squash. Sprinkle 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese and the parsley throughout.

Let everything cook together for 10 minutes, stirring frequently with tongs. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese and add salt and pepper to taste before eating.