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Chicken Florentine Bowtie Pasta

This Chicken Florentine Bowtie Pasta is an easy, cheesy chicken pasta dish that the whole family will go crazy for. This simple baked pasta recipe is great for weeknight meals!

Chicken Florentine Bowtie Pasta

Here’s a deliciously simple weeknight dinner for you that I prepared for Goodbite.com and the Real Women of Philadelphia.  This is one of those dinners the the whole family loves. Creamy with lots of chicken and full of flavor 🙂  Enjoy!!

I am off to San Diego for the weekend with my traveling BFF Amanda.  Follow our fun as we hunt down the best sweet shops the city has to offer 🙂  I’ll be posting faithfully on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Chicken Florentine Bowtie Pasta

This Chicken Florentine Bowtie Pasta is an easy, cheesy chicken pasta dish that the whole family will go crazy for. This simple baked pasta recipe is great for weeknight meals!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 522kcal
Author: Jenny
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Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken breast
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups Philadelphia Cooking Cream
  • 1 lb bowtie pasta or other small noodle
  • 1 1/2 cups mozarella cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place oil in Dutch oven or large pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Stir in spinach leaves, cook, stirring until wilted about 2 minutes.
  • Add chicken, salt, and pepper, and cook until heated through, about 3 minutes. Add cooking cream, stirring to combine.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and run under cold water to stop cooking. Add pasta to chicken mixture stirring to combine.
  • Transfer to prepared baking dish and top with cheese. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, until cheese is melted.

Nutrition

Calories: 522kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 316mg | Potassium: 300mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2423IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 1mg
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Click HERE to watch a step by step video of me making this dish on Goodbite.com 🙂

Have a great weekend!! xoxo