Pesto Chicken Florentine

Pesto Chicken Florentine

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"Extremely rich combination of chicken, spinach and creamy pesto sauce. Serve with crunchy bread and romaine salad--it's the best!"

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  • Calories:
  • 572 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 19.3 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 57.3g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 41.9 g
  • 84%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 84 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 1707 mg
  • 68%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic, saute for 1 minute; then add chicken and cook for 7 to 8 minutes on each side. When chicken is close to being cooked through (no longer pink inside), add spinach and saute all together for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare Alfredo sauce according to package directions. When finished, stir in 2 tablespoons pesto; set aside.
  3. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Rinse under cold water and drain.
  4. Add chicken/spinach mixture to pasta, then stir in pesto/Alfredo sauce. Mix well, top with cheese and serve.
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Excellent!!! I've made this countless times. I use Classico brand basil pesto (small jar, green) and a jar of Classico brand Garlic Alfredo sauce. Instead of just the 2 cups of spinach, I use th...

SO nice, with SO many variations. Hey you 3 star raters, it's you, not the recipe... Use any Alfredo sauce, dry or in a jar. Use any Pesto you like. I use home made "Lite Alfredo" sauce and ho...

Absolutely wonderful.....my hubby who does not like alfredo, loved it. I used sun dried tomato pesto, a whole bag of baby spinach, added onion in when I sauted the chicken, added sun dried toma...