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How to make a spinach chicken pasta to die for

Make a Spinach Chicken Pasta to Die For

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For the spinach Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 3 minutes For the chicken Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes For the sauce Prep time: none Cook time: 11-15 minutes

I like to start with the spinach Clean the fresh spinach with plenty of water to remove any dirt it may have

I like to start with the spinach Clean the fresh spinach with plenty of water to remove any dirt it may have

Add to boiling water and cook for 3 minutes.

Add to boiling water and cook for 3 minutes.

This is how it should look lime after the 3 min. it should still look nice and bright. Don't overcook!!!!

This is how it should look lime after the 3 min. it should still look nice and bright. Don't overcook!!!!

Drain and shock with iced water and let cool for a few minutes.

Drain and shock with iced water and let cool for a few minutes.

Drain

Drain

Squeeze all the remaining water by making into small balls

Squeeze all the remaining water by making into small balls

Chop as coarse or finely as you prefer

Chop as coarse or finely as you prefer

Start with 2 good size chicken breast

Start with 2 good size chicken breast

Chop them. You can also slice them if that's your preference

Chop them. You can also slice them if that's your preference

Mix some Olive Oil with the juice of 1 lemon. Add some Italian Seasoning and dried mustard. Season with salt and pepper.

Marinade the chicken in the mixture and set aside.

Marinade the chicken in the mixture and set aside.

After letting it rest and marinate for a while, cook in a pan over medium heat.

After letting it rest and marinate for a while, cook in a pan over medium heat.

Cook the pasta

Cook the pasta

Melt the butter in a sauce pan

Melt the butter in a sauce pan

Once melted and hot. Add the flour.

Once melted and hot. Add the flour.

Combine and let cook for 1 minute

Combine and let cook for 1 minute

Add half the milk and stir to prevent clumps from forming cook for about 3 minutes

Add half the milk and stir to prevent clumps from forming cook for about 3 minutes

Add the nutmeg, salt and pepper and stir.

Add the nutmeg, salt and pepper and stir.

After a few minutes, add the remaining milk. Stir and let cook for a few more minutes.

After a few minutes, add the remaining milk. Stir and let cook for a few more minutes.

Once it thickens and looks silky, it's done.

Once it thickens and looks silky, it's done.

Drain the pasta

Drain the pasta

Serve the pasta first (I used 2 kinds)

Serve the pasta first (I used 2 kinds)

Then the spinach

Then the spinach

Add the chicken and a few dabs of butter

Add the chicken and a few dabs of butter

Top with the sauce, and you are done!

Top with the sauce, and you are done!

  • Your choice of pasta
  • 4.0bnch Spinach
  • 1.0 Lemon or lime
  • Italian seasoning
  • Dried mustard
  • 2.0 Breast of chicken
  • Olive Oil
  • 4.0Tbsp Butter
  • 4.0Tbsp Flour
  • 2.0c Milk
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Nutmeg