Creamy Spinach Penne Pasta

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

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

Top Review by JennyMidget

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

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta until tender, but firm; drain.
  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. Stir in lemon juice. Transfer mixture to a bowl and set aside.
  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. Remove from heat. Add cheese and stir until blended.
  6. Add pasta, chicken and vegetables to sauce; stir until combined.

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