Chicken Pesto Penne with Shaved Parmesan

ready in 15 minutes

Prep & Cook Time: 10-15 min.

Cook Within: 4 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    3 Tbsp. Basil Pesto
  • Info
    8 oz. Cooked Penne Pasta
  • Info
    1 oz. Shaved Parmesan
  • ¼ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • 5 oz. Baby Spinach
  • Info
    4 fl. oz. Light Cream
  • 12 oz. Diced Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    661
  • Carbohydrates
    47g
  • Fat
    31g
  • Protein
    47g
  • Sodium
    1209mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • 1

    Start the Chicken

    Pat chicken dry, and season all over with a pinch of salt and pepper. Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add chicken to hot pan and stir occasionally until chicken browns and reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 5-7 minutes.

  • 2

    Make the Sauce

    Add half the spinach to hot pan and stir occasionally until just wilted, 1-2 minutes. Add remaining spinach and stir occasionally until wilted, 1-2 minutes. Stir in cream, pesto, and ¼ tsp. salt. Bring to a simmer.

  • 3

    Heat the Pasta

    Once simmering, add pasta and stir occasionally until sauce thickens to coat pasta, 2-3 minutes.

  • 4

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing pasta with Parmesan and red pepper flakes (to taste). Bon appétit!

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