Lemon Spinach Chicken Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy lemon spinach chicken pasta recipe? Learn how to make lemon spinach chicken pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by laurelnugget

Makes 4 servings



pasta with chicken, spinach and a lemon cream sauce

Recipe Ingredients for lemon spinach chicken pasta

1.21 lbs chicken breast
2 T butter
2 cloves garlic
1/2 c heavy cream
2 tsp lemon zest
3 T lemon juice
1 lb pasta
12 oz spinach
1/2 c grated parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for lemon spinach chicken pasta

grill chicken, cook pasta, cook garlic til fragrant, stir in cream and lemon juice and zest. Simmer til thick (5 min) remove from heat & cover. Add 1/C pasta water. Ad sauce, spinach, parmesan, cooked chicken. continue cooking/tossing. Add water as needed.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 385.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
735
Calories from Fat
205
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
22.8g
35%
Saturated Fat
11.1g
55%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
246mg
82%
Sodium
436mg
18%
Potassium
1081mg
31%
Total Carbohydrates
67.8g
23%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
0.8g
Protein
63.2g
Vitamin A 170% Vitamin C 51%
Calcium 28% Iron 43%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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