EASY! Penne with chicken, spinach and tomato Alfredo (soooo good!)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is my family's favorite dish that I make. And it is sooo easy! It is enough for 6 adults. Or 2 adults and 2 kids, with more than enough to have for dinner the next night, and then lunch for 2 kids the next day. It's also good if you leave out the chicken.


  1. Thaw spinach completely in a colander lined with a few paper towels.
  2. This may take a few hours.
  3. Squeeze spinach completely dry.
  4. Set aside.
  5. Cut up chicken into bite size pieces.
  6. Brown in a skillet.
  7. Keep warm.
  8. Cook penne according to package.
  9. Meanwhile, in a medium sauce pan, add both jars of sauce, tomato and spinach.
  10. Bring to a simmer on low heat, stirring occasionally.
  11. Continue simmering for 10 minutes or so.
  12. When pasta is done, drain and place in a large serving bowl.
  13. Add chicken and stir.
  14. Add Alfredo mixture and stir again.
  15. Serve right away with garlic bread.
Most Helpful

Wow! This was GOOD! It's amazing what can become of sauce in a jar! It had a 100% homemade taste too! I will never tell anyone that it came from jars and cans! Spectacular!

MsBean January 31, 2002

This was very good (a little sweet, but not too much). I had it for dinner last night and had leftovers for lunch today. Yum.

Mary Anne March 12, 2002

Delicious! Easy to make and inexpensive. I will make this again and again. This is awesome. It comes together in just minutes. I added garlic an parsley. Lots of leftovers.

Chef CarlD June 05, 2011