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    Creamy Spinach Penne Pasta

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    Cook Time:

    15 mins

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    15 mins

    Chef mariajane's Note:

    This is a great healthy Choice meal from "Saltscapes" -

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta until tender, but firm; drain.
    2. 2
      As pasta is cooking, heat 1 teaspoons oil in a skillet. Add chicken and sauté 3-4 minutes or until almost cooked. Add red and orange peppers and spinach; sauté for another 3-4 minutes.
    3. 3
      Stir in lemon juice. Transfer mixture to a bowl and set aside.
    4. 4
      In the same pot used for pasta, heat remaining oil (2 tsp.) over medium heat; blend in flour. Add garlic, milk and pepper. Cook, whisking constantly until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
    5. 5
      Remove from heat. Add cheese and stir until blended.
    6. 6
      Add pasta, chicken and vegetables to sauce; stir until combined.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 08, 2013

      55

      Love love loved this! Just like comfort food without the guilt, and beautiful for leftovers too!

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    Nutritional Facts for Creamy Spinach Penne Pasta

    Serving Size: 1 (331 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 382.0
     
    Calories from Fat 119
    31%
    Total Fat 13.3 g
    20%
    Saturated Fat 5.8 g
    29%
    Cholesterol 71.8 mg
    23%
    Sodium 249.0 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 33.5 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    10%
    Sugars 9.5 g
    38%
    Protein 31.6 g
    63%

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