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Chicken and Spinach Pasta

Chicken and Spinach Pasta

with Cream Cheese

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Creamy, cheesy pasta, yes please!!! Drop the pasta in the water and roast the juicy seasoned chicken breast. Dinner will be done before you can say onomatopoeia!

Tags:Family FriendlyQuick PrepOptional Spice
Allergens:Milk/LaitWheat/Blé

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Ingredients
serving amount
2
4
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount
2
4

340 g

Chicken Tenders

86 g

Cream Cheese

(ContainsMilk/Lait)

¾ cup

Mozzarella Cheese, shredded

(ContainsMilk/Lait)

1 tbsp

Garlic Puree

170 g

Fusilli

(ContainsWheat/Blé)

56 g

Baby Spinach

56 g

Red Onion, chopped

56 g

Cream

(ContainsMilk/Lait)

1 tbsp

Montreal Steak Spice

1 tsp

Chili Flakes

Not included in your delivery

2 tbsp

Unsalted Butter*

(ContainsMilk/Lait)

¼ tsp

Salt and Pepper*

2 tsp

Salt*

Nutrition Values
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per serving
per 100g
Calories1070 kcal
Fat56 g
Saturated Fat28 g
Carbohydrate79 g
Sugar7 g
Dietary Fiber7 g
Protein65 g
Cholesterol250 mg
Sodium820 mg
Utensils
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Large Pot
Measuring Cups
Baking Sheet
Large Oven-Proof Pan
Colander
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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1

Before starting, preheat your broiler to high. In a large pot, add 10 cups warm water and 2 tsp salt (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. While water comes to a boil, roughly chop spinach.

2

Pat chicken dry with paper towels, then season with half the Montreal Steak Spice (all for 4 ppl). Heat a large oven-proof pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then chicken. Pan-fry until golden-brown, 1-2 min per side. Transfer chicken to a foil-lined baking sheet. Broil in the middle of the oven until chicken is cooked through, 5-6 min. Carefully wipe the pan clean.

3

While chicken bakes, add fusilli to the pot of boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water (dbl for 4 ppl), then drain and return fusilli to the same pot, off heat.

4

Re-heat the large pan (from step 2) over medium. When hot, add 2 tbsp butter (dbl for 4 ppl), then onions, garlic puree and spinach. Cook, stirring often, until spinach is wilted, 2-3 min. Add cream cheese and cream. Cook, stirring often, until cream cheese melts, 1-2 min.

5

Add fusilli and reserved pasta water to pan with the spinach sauce. Season with salt and pepper, then stir to combine. Remove pan from heat. (NOTE: If you do not have an oven-proof pan, transfer mixture to a lightly oiled 8x8-inch baking dish. Use a 9x13-inch baking dish for 4 ppl.) Sprinkle with mozzarella. Broil in the top of the oven until cheese melts, 4-5 min.

6

Slice chicken. Divide chicken and pasta between plates. Sprinkle chili flakes over pasta, if desired.