Spicy Chicken and Spinach Pasta

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a great weeknight dinner, it's very easy to get together and quick to make. The hot salami can be substituted with mild, or you could even use bacon or prosciutto.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice salami in half and cut into thin strips.
  2. Cook pasta according to packet directions.
  3. Add olive oil to frying pan and heat over medium-high heat.
  4. Add chicken and cook over a medium heat until cooked through.
  5. Add Salami and olives and stir to combine.
  6. Pour in tomato and basil sauce and heat through.
  7. Add baby spinach leaves in batches and cook until wilted.
  8. Serve over pasta and top with Parmesan cheese if desired.
Most Helpful

5 5

WOW! This was great. I made a few changes. I used garlic basil olive oil, instead of plain, 350g. of chicken, 50g of turkey pepperoni, no olives, 100g. of baby spinach, 3 cups of Barilla sweet pepper chunky tom. sauce and 200g. of Rotini. Also, I cooked the chicken in the microwave rather than on top of the stove. Btw, the turkey pepperoni is nice & spicy. My husb. rate this a 10 star recipe. Thank you..thank you...Sarah~

4 5

This came together really fast and was very tasty. Whilst I would make it again without changing a thing, it wasn't quite a 5 star recipe for us. I guess I have made many similar recipes and it had no suprises. I did buy salami labled "extremely hot" and that was a suprise ;-) I used a basic tomato sauce and added 1 teaspoon of dried basil to it.

5 5

Quick and easy, tasty meal. Will definitely make this again. I used about 300 g chicken breast fillet, and 200 g wholemeal spiral pasta. I think the full amount of chicken would've been better, but I do prefer a higher sauce to pasta ratio so was glad I used a bit less pasta. Thanks for another great weeknight standby, Sarah!