Artichoke & Spinach Chicken Pasta

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners
artichoke and spinach

Oh, mamma mia, do we love a hearty and delicious pasta. Unfortunately, all too often a pasta dinner is a diet-derailing trap that we all fall into. In an effort to save all of us from this tasty trap, we’ve created this one-of-a-kind Artichoke and Spinach Chicken Pasta recipe!

If you’re a new rider onboard the artichoke express, we simply can’t express to you how much we love them. They’re both delicious and nutritious and can help spruce up a boring, old recipe in no time at all! Our Slow Cooker Artichoke Chicken with Potatoes and Sundried Tomatoes > recipe is one of personal favorite artichoke recipes, and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. But if you need a lesson in artichokes 101, we’ve laid down the basics of How to Cook an Artichoke > for you right here!

To whip up this yummy Artichoke & Spinach Chicken Pasta recipe, you’ll need to pick up a few ingredients from both your local grocery store and stock up on Nutrisystem® Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast here > While you’re at the supermarket, grab whole wheat pasta, spinach, artichokes, cream cheese and black pepper. Then while you’re browsing our website, order some of our tasty Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast (and we suggest grabbing more than one so you’re ready to whip up this recipe again!).

Cook the pasta according to the package directions and to your personal taste. After the pasta is ready, put the pot back on the stovetop and set it to medium heat. Toss in the spinach, artichoke and cream cheese. Stir the pot until the cream cheese has melted and is well incorporated. Check to see if the spinach has wilted and once it is, sprinkle with black pepper. Top off the pasta with your stuffed chicken and your dinner is ready!

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Servings: 1

Calories per Serving: 328

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Nutrisystem Dinner Entrée, 1 SmartCarb, 2 Vegetables and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup whole wheat pasta, cooked
  • 1 cup raw spinach
  • 1/2 cup artichokes, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lite cream cheese
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 1 packet Nutrisystem® Artichoke & Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

Directions:

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Once cooked, drain water and return hot pasta to pot.
  2. Keeping pot on stovetop, set to medium, add in spinach, artichoke and cream cheese to the pasta. Stir until cream cheese has melted and is well incorporated and spinach has wilted. Sprinkle with black pepper.
  3. Top with Stuffed Chicken.