Chicken with Pasta, Spinach, & Pesto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 194.9
  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.8 mg
  • Sodium: 252.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 8.5 g

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Chicken with pasta & spinach and a pesto zing! Chicken with pasta & spinach and a pesto zing!
Number of Servings: 12


    2 lb chicken breast, skinned, cubed, & browned
    1 can cream of chicken soup
    1/2 c. skim milk
    2 tsp minced garlic (or 2 cloves chopped finely)
    3 T olive oil
    1 pkg (10 oz) fresh raw spinach
    1 box (12 oz) any type pasta
    1/4 c. pesto sauce


Makes 12 one-cup servings

1. In a large skillet, add olive oil & cubed chicken.
2. Brown chicken until cooked thoroughly.
3. Add garlic.
4. In a large (2 c.) glass measuring cup (or a small bowl), mix the milk & cream of chicken soup together until smooth.
5. Add milk & soup to skillet; stir to coat chicken.
6. Bring soup & chicken to a boil; cover skillet, lower heat to medium, & cook 5 minutes.
7. Meanwhile, cook the box of pasta per directions.
8. Add pesto sauce to chicken mixture.
9. Add pasta to chicken mixture, and stir to coat in soup.
10. Place raw spinach on top of entire mixture, cover tightly, and cook for 5 minutes, or until greens are wilted.
11. Stir greens into pasta and chicken.
12. Serve hot!

Serving Size: Makes 12 one-cup servings

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WENDYRS.

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