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Chicken Florentine With Spinach Pesto

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic cloves 2 Gram
  Chicken breast halves 4 Medium, skinless, boneless and cut into strips
  Fresh spinach leaves 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Pesto 2 Tablespoon
  Dry penne pasta 8 Ounce (in 1 package)
  Romano cheese 1 Tablespoon, grated
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large skillet heat oil over medium high heat.
2. Add garlic, sauté for 1 minute, then add chicken and cook for 7 to 8 minutes on each side.
3. When chicken is close to being cooked through (no longer pink inside), add spinach and pesto and sauté all together for 3 to 4 minutes.
4. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente.
5. Rinse under cold water and drain.
6. Add chicken/spinach mixture to pasta.

SERVING
7. Mix well, top with cheese and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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