Creamy Garlic Spinach Chicken Pasta

Creamy Garlic Spinach Chicken Pasta

I don't think about you, yet there isn't significantly more disappointing to me than having a long hold up at an eatery! Perhaps it is on the grounds that I am regularly frustrated by eateries and wish that I would have recently made a big deal about my own at home. I surmise that is the nourishment blogger in me 😉

With regards to occasions, particularly Valentine's Day and Mother's Day, it is that much more regrettable!! I have direct information of the extended periods of time, inconsiderate individuals and generally dissatisfaction that eatery workers experience amid these occasions (since hubby runs one), so I can't force myself to go to an eatery amid those occasions!! Other than the way that he is working insane extended periods each Valentine's and Mother's Day!!

Well on the off chance that you are in any way similar to me and would prefer to make the most of your Valentine's Day at home with a yummy supper that will pose a flavor like it was made in an eatery without really going to one, give my Creamy Garlic Spinach Chicken Pasta at attempt!!

To be completely honest, my Creamy Garlic Spinach Chicken Pasta is more liberal that most formulas that you will discover on my blog, however it is an exceptional day and you and your Valentine merit it!! It is still sooooo much preferable for you over most anything you will get in an eatery 😉

Creamy Garlic Spinach Chicken Pasta


Ingredients :

  • 12 oz. (1 box) of whole wheat penne pasta
  • 10 oz. fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 large, yellow onion, chopped
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • ½ cup garlic and herb cream cheese
  • ⅓ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flake, more or less depending on your preference
  • sea salt and fresh cracked pepper, to taste.
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Instructions :

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, reserving one cup of starching cooking water. Drain and return to hot pot, add chopped spinach, cover and set aside to let spinach wilt.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet.
  3. Once hot, add chicken to the skillet and sauté for approximately 5 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  4. Add onion and garlic to the pan and saute for 2-3 minutes or until the onion has softened and beginning to turn translucent.
  5. Add cream cheese and reserved cooking water to chicken. Stir to combine and melt cream cheese.
  6. Add chicken/cream cheese mixture to pot with pasta and spinach. Add parmesan, crushed red pepper (if using), salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  7. Serve with additional parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes for garnish.
  8. A simple green salad and warm whole wheat bread would be lovely with this pasta!!

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