Chicken Florentine Skillet

A hearty, one-dish dinner is ready wheelie quick, thanks to baby spinach and packaged chicken tenders.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked wagon wheel pasta (8 oz)
1 1/4
cups half-and-half
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
package (14 oz) uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded), cut into bite-size pieces
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1
bag (6 oz) fresh baby spinach leaves (about 3 1/2 cups)
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir 1/4 cup of the half-and-half, the flour, salt and nutmeg until smooth; set aside.
  • 3 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned. Stir in tomatoes, mushrooms and spinach. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are tender.
  • 4 Reduce heat to low. Stir in pasta and half-and-half mixture. Cook about 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in remaining 1 cup half-and-half. Sprinkle cheese over top. Cover; let stand 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    880mg
    880%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    42g
    42%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    60%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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