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Cheesy Pesto Pasta

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So simple, yet so delicious! This easy cheesy pesto pasta took under 20 minutes start to finish.

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1/2 tsp olive oil
3 cloves garlic minced
1 pound angel hair pasta
1 1/4 cups pesto canned or homemade
1 cup mozzarella shredded
2 cups grape tomatoes halved lengthwise
1/2 tsp black pepper
Prepare the angel hair pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, add the olive oil and garlic and stir until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Reduce the heat to...
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Nutritions

Calories
993

Sodium
1116mg
46% DV

Fat
23g
35% DV

Protein
24g
48% DV

Carbs
154g
52% DV

Fiber
3g
13% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV