Surprisingly Hearty Chicken and Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 491.6
  • Total Fat: 12.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 119.9 mg
  • Sodium: 867.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 42.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 50.0 g

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Wonderfully quick pasta dish that is very filling and quite hearty! Wonderfully quick pasta dish that is very filling and quite hearty!
Number of Servings: 6


    -16 oz uncooked penne pasta
    -2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast cut into 1-inch cubes
    -1/4 cup chopped onion
    -2 cloves of garlic, minced
    -1 can of Campbell's Cream of Chicken Soup (98% fat free)
    -8 oz. low fat cream cheese
    -1 can sliced mushrooms or 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
    -1 10 oz package of frozen spinach, thawed and drained
    -1 can diced tomatoes, drained
    -2 oz part-skim mozzarella cheese


1. Bring large pot of water to a boil, and stir in penne pasta.

2. Meanwhile, lightly spray a large skillet with cooking oil. Over medium heat, saute chicken cubes, onions and garlic until chicken is cooked through and onions are soft, about 8 minutes.

3. Add Cream of chicken and bring to a boil. Stir in cubed cream cheese, mushrooms and spinach. Return to simmer, and cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomatoes, and cook about 3 minutes more.

4. In a large bowl, mix together cooked, drained pasta, sauce and cheese.

Makes 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GEORGIAFRECKLES.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    Delicious and filling! Found myself full before the recommended serving which doesn't happen often. Yum! This was great to make and have my lunch ready for the whole week. - 7/26/08

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    I made this tonight and it was good, there was alot of food and very filling! I did find though that it was missing something, my husband agreed - maybe pepper or some herbs or something. I will experiement using different things in the future. - 7/22/08