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Savory Spinach and Pasta Toss
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Savory Spinach and Pasta Toss

Savory Spinach and Pasta Toss

Serves 4 | Prep/Cook Time:
  • Calories 500
  • Protein 30g
  • Sodium 320mg
  • Sat.Fat 5g
  • Sugar 5g
Nutritional Information
Serving Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 500
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 130mg 43%
Sodium 320mg 13%
Total Carbs 52g 17%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 5g
Protein 30g
Vitamin A %
Vitamin C %
Calcium 10%
Iron 25%
*Percent Daily Values are based
on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients
1 pkg. PERDUE® Fresh Ground Chicken (1 lb.) or PERDUE® Fresh Ground Turkey (1 lb.)
1/2 pkg. (8 ounces) uncooked multi-grain penne pasta
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 pkg. (6 ounces) fresh mushrooms, quartered
1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced into thin 1 inch long strips
1/2 cup chopped red onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
1 cup chicken broth
5 cups firmly packed fresh baby spinach, washed
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese as garnish, (optional)
Instructions
1 Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and hold warm.

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2 Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook for 5 minutes or until no longer pink, stir often using spoon to break up chicken.  Drain then add mushrooms, bell pepper, onion, garlic and Italian seasoning and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Add broth and continue cooking for 5 minutes. During last minute of cooking, stir in spinach then add cooked pasta.
3 Serve warm and garnish with Parmesan cheese, if desired.