Creamy Chicken Florentine

Creamy Chicken Florentine

Creamy Chicken Florentine

Prep Time 20 minutes


Makes 4 servings


8 ounces uncooked fusilli pasta
1 box (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Dash hot pepper sauce
1 can (10 ounces) premium chunk white chicken in water, drained
1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Place in large bowl.
  2. While pasta is cooking, remove outer wrapping from spinach, leaving spinach in box. Microwave spinach at HIGH 3 minutes or until thawed. Drain in colander; cool slightly. Squeeze spinach to remove excess moisture. Set aside.
  3. Combine cream cheese, broth, Italian seasoning, salt, black pepper and hot pepper sauce in microwavable 2-quart casserole. Cover and microwave on HIGH 2 to 3 minutes; whisk until smooth and blended.
  4. Add spinach, chicken and lemon juice. Microwave on HIGH 2 to 3 minutes or until hot, stirring after 1 minute.
  5. Combine pasta and spinach mixture in large bowl; toss until blended.

Nutritional Information

Calories 523
Total Fat 22 g
Cholesterol 64 mg
Carbohydrate 52 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 32 g
Sodium 698 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 3
Vegetable 1
Meat 3
Fat 2-1/2

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