Main Dishes

Spinach Mushroom Chicken Pasta

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Spinach Mushroom Chicken Pasta with fresh lemon, basil and parmesan over whole wheat pasta is a quick, tasty & healthy recipe that just feels very indulgent…

6
12 oz. 100% Whole Wheat Penne Pasta (or gluten-free pasta)
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 large sweet yellow onion, chopped
4 cloves of fresh garlic, minced or pressed
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, chopped into bite-sized pieces
8 oz. fresh crimini (baby bella) mushrooms, chopped
8 oz. frozen chopped spinach (or 1 1/2 cups fresh spinach, chopped)
2 tsp. fresh basil, chopped
Zest and juice from 1 lemon
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
sea salt & fresh cracked pepper, to taste,
Cook pasta according to package instructions for the "firm" degree of doneness. Reserve 1 cup of the starchy cooking water. Drain pasta. Return pasta to hot pot add reserved cooking water and set aside,...
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Nutritions

Calories
310

Sodium
525mg
21% DV

Fat
12g
18% DV

Protein
14g
29% DV

Carbs
37g
12% DV

Fiber
3g
15% DV