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Creamy Italian Chicken Pasta

A saucy pasta dish with chicken, spinach, tomatoes, olives, mushrooms and angel hair pasta. It cooks in 20 minutes and it's pure comfort food for the soul!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken pasta, Italian chicken pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 446 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 6 oz angel hair pasta
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast cut into bite size pieces
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 4 oz white mushrooms washed and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced or grated
  • 3/4 cup black olives each sliced in half
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 15oz, do not drain
  • 2 leaves handfuls fresh spinach torn if the are large
  • 1/2 cup half and half
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to instructions on the box. Drain, keep warm.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat up olive oil and butter over medium heat.
  3. Season chicken with salt, pepper and dried oregano. Add to saucepan.
  4. Cook chicken until almost done. Add mushrooms and garlic and cook until chicken is done.
  5. Add black olives, the whole can of diced tomatoes (juices and all) and fresh spinach. Cook stirring often, for about 4 minutes.

  6. Add half and half and simmer on medium-low just to heat up the mixture. Remove the saucepan from heat.

  7. Add pasta and toss everything together. Serve.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Italian Chicken Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 446 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 91mg30%
Sodium 714mg31%
Potassium 847mg24%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 450IU9%
Vitamin C 12.3mg15%
Calcium 102mg10%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.