Creamy Chicken Spinach Pasta in a large pot
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5 from 42 votes

Creamy Chicken Spinach Pasta

To make sure that I am eating enough fruit and vegetables, as well as eating wholegrains and this Creamy Chicken Spinach Pasta includes all three.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 294kcal
Author: Dannii

Ingredients

  • 300 g Wholewheat Pasta
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 150 g spinach finely chopped
  • 6 tomatoes diced
  • 8 shallots diced
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed
  • 100 g light cream cheese
  • 100 ml skimmed milk
  • 4 tbsp 0% Greek yoghurt
  • 1 pinch sea salt and black pepper

Instructions

  • Put the chicken under the grill and cook for 20-30 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through. Cut in to chunks and set aside.
  • Add the pasta to a pan of boiling water and simmer for 12 minutes.
  • Heat a little oil in a large pan and add the shallots and garlic and cook for 4 minutes. Add the spinach, cream cheese, milk, yoghurt and salt and pepper and heat very gently for 2 minutes.
  • Drain the pasta and add to the spinach mix and add the chicken and tomatoes too. Stir well and put in a preheated oven at 200C for 20 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1portion | Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 786mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3495IU | Vitamin C: 27.4mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 3.3mg