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Pesto Chicken Florentine

Ready in


preparation-time0 hrs: 45 min

Difficulty


difficulty 3/10

serving5 Makes / Serves

Nutritional Facts


protein 42g


calories 600


fat 20g


carbohydrates 58g


fiber 10g

Ingredients


  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped finely
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cup fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 package dry alfredo sauce
  • 2 tablespoon pesto
  • 1 cup dry penne pasta
  • 1 tablespoon grated romano cheese

Brief Description

Creamy, healthy chicken florentine with basil pesto sauce, a delicious combination that you would never know is so healthy!

Directions


1. Heat oil in a covered skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add chicken and cook for 6 to 7 minutes on each side. When chicken is close to being cooked through (juices run clear), add spinach and saute all together for 2 to 3 minutes.

2. Prepare Alfredo sauce according to package directions. Stir in 2 Tablespoons Pesto, set aside for use later.

3. Cook pasta in lightly salted water for 8 to 10 minutes (until al dente.) Rinse under cold water and drain.

4. Add ingredients together in covered skillet. Mix well, top with cheese and serve.