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"spinach and artichoke chicken alfredo"

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Recipe by
Jeanette Wrobel
Hendersonville, NC

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prep time 35 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For "spinach and artichoke chicken alfredo"

  • 3-4
    boneless chicked breast bite size pieces
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, divided
  • 1/2 tsp
    seasoned salt
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    mince garlic
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 3 c
  • 8 oz
    block of cream cheese
  • 1 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 6 oz
    bag of baby fresh spinach
  • 1 can
    14oz. artichoke hearts,drained, and chopped
  • 10 oz
    bag of bow tie or penne pasta
  • 1 c
    mozzarella cheese

How To Make "spinach and artichoke chicken alfredo"

  • 1
    In 2 Tbs. olive oil and 1 Tbs. butter sauté the chicken pieces that you have sprinkled with the seasoned salt and black pepper until browned on all sides and cooked through. Remove to a plate
  • 2
    Add the other 3 Tbs. of butter to the skillet and melt. Slightly sauté the minced garlic. Add the 3 Tbs. flour to it and just cook enough to get rid of the flour taste.
  • 3
    Whisk in the chicken broth and the milk and cook until it just boils and starts to thicken. Add 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and parsley. Add the cream cheese cut in cubes and continue to whisk until it has melted and the sauce is very smooth.
  • 4
    Add the spinach and chopped artichoke hearts and blend well. Cook just until the spinach is wilted, about 5-7 minutes.
  • 5
    Mix the chicken and drained pasta into the sauce an pour into a 3 quart casserole you have sprayed with nonstick spray. Sprinkle with the rest of the Parmesan cheese and the cup of Mozzarella cheese. Place in a 350 degree oven for about 25 minutes or until the top has just started to brown.

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