Chicken Spinach Alfredo

Joyce Tyo


I first started making Alfredo recipes after taking a cooking class over 30 years ago. I have experimented with different ingredients which the family loves as it is always a surprise as to what kind of Alfredo dish they are receiving. I always keep whipping cream and Parmesan in the refrigerator, as you never know when company will drop by.

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15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


1 lb
chicken breast, skinned, boned, chopped
1/2 pkg
penne pasta
1/2 pkg
baby spinach
1 c
whipping cream
1/4 c
parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp
1 clove
1/2 tsp
each salt and pepper
1/2 tsp
dried basil
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper

How to Make Chicken Spinach Alfredo


  • 1Cook pasta as package directs. Drain and set aside.
  • 2While pasta cooks, add butter to skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and saute just till soft.
  • 3Add chicken to skillet. Saute till done. Remove to heated plate. Keep warm. Do not clean skillet.
  • 4Add whipping cream to same skillet raising heat till mixture comes to a boil. Add parmesan, salt, pepper and basil to skillet. Reduce heat to med high and cook till cheese is melted.
  • 5Add chicken, penne pasta and spinach to skillet, stirring until all is coated and spinach wilts slightly. Lightly sprinkle cayenne pepper over top of casserole.
  • 6Serve with salad and crusty rolls.

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About Chicken Spinach Alfredo

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy