Penne Pasta, Chicken, Spinach, Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Leah Stacey

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@CookingMaven

Hello my name is Leah and I'm addicted to balsamic vinegar. I think I might have a little problem. I don't post too many healthy recipes on here but this one is too good not to share. This makes a big bowl of pasta and you would think that it could serve about 8 adults but we all got seconds so there for it only served 4. Pair it with some garlic bread and you have a great meal!

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★★★★★ 5 votes

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Ingredients

  • 1 box
    14.5 oz whole wheat pasta
  • 1 lb
    chicken breast, diced
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil, extra virgin (divided)
  • 1/4 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 1/2 c
    firmly packed fresh spinach, chopped
  • 2 1/2 c
    chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1/2 c
    thinly, sliced red onion
  • 1/2 c
    diced yellow pepper

How to Make Penne Pasta, Chicken, Spinach, Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Step-by-Step

  1. Saute chicken in 1 Tbsp olive oil in a med skillet for 5 to 6 min or until done.
  2. Whisk together the vinegar and mustard in a small bowl. Gradually whisk in 6 Tbsp olive oil until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Cook Pasta according to package, drain. Toss together pasta,chicken, vinegar mix, spinach, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Serve hot or cold!

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About Penne Pasta, Chicken, Spinach, Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta, Pasta Salads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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