How To Make Grilled Chicken Florentine Pasta


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Ingredients

(6-ounce) bone-in chicken breasts, skinned

3/4 teaspoon salt, divided

3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided

Cooking spray

8 ounces uncooked linguine

2 tablespoons canola oil

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon chopped fresh garlic

1 cup whole milk

1 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth

3 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated (about 3/4 cup)

4 cups fresh spinach leaves

Preparation

1. Prepare grill to medium-high heat.

2. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill for 8 minutes on each side or until done. Let stand 10 minutes. Carve chicken off bones, and thinly slice.

3. Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain well; keep warm.

4. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add flour and garlic; cook until garlic is browned (about 2 minutes), stirring constantly. Add milk and broth, stirring with a whisk; bring to a simmer, and cook 2 minutes or until thickened. Add cheese, stirring until cheese melts. Add remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and spinach; stir until spinach wilts. Add pasta and chicken; toss to combine.

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)

Mary Drennen

AUGUST 2012

Nutritional Information

Calories 332

Fat 10.3 g

Satfat 3.2 g

Monofat 4.3 g

Polyfat 1.7 g

Protein 24.8 g

Carbohydrate 35 g

Fiber 2 g

Cholesterol 46 mg

Iron 2.6 mg

Sodium 579 mg

Calcium 195 mg

Published by Hope Elle

Hope Elle was a full time staff writer with Some'N Unique Magazine and debuted her first article on July 17, 2016 titled "Gravity, The Backlash of An American Tradition." She has since left Some'N Unique Magazine, to focus on developing her career in Real Estate Sales, along with her Beauty and Wellness Coaching business; who is currently an Ambassador with www.CHICWISHLIST.com. She will use this blog page (along with multiple social media platforms) to create organic beauty, fashion and wellness lifestyle articles. During her spare time, Hope Elle loves to cook, photography, watching movies, sports, travel, writing, and spending time with close family and friends often. Hope Elle is currently writing her 1st Romantic Suspense Novel and finalizing Real Estate licensing procedures in the State of Nebraska. She lives in Omaha, Nebraska but will have second homes in Georgia and Texas.

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