Creamy spinach chicken pasta

Creamy Spinach Chicken Pasta

Creamy Spinach Chicken pasta ✨🍃 This was inspired by a request to make a chicken Florentine which somehow became this delicious sauce 🤤

Creamy Spinach Chicken Pasta Recipe: ⬇️

3 chicken breasts
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp cayenne
1 tsp Montreal chicken
1/2 tsp dried parsley
Salt and pepper
1 tbsp avocado oil

2 tbsp butter
1 small yellow onion
2-3 garlic cloves
1-2 sun dried tomato’s
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp dried parsley
1/2 tsp cayenne
Salt and pepper
2 tsp flour
1.5 cups half n half cream
1 box of spinach
1 ladle pasta water
3-4 tbsp pecorino cheese
Juice 1/2 lemon

Flatten out chicken breast using a pan or rolling pin so thickness is consistent throughout.

Season with the spices listed and sear in a high heat pan on each side for 2-3 minutes.

Remove from the pan once the outside has a golden brown colour (the chicken should not be fully cooked (around 120 degrees) as it will continue to cook in the sauce.

In the same pan, add 1-2 tbsp oil and cook down onions garlic sun dried tomato for 2-3 mins.

Add spices and flour and cook down for 1-2 mins.

Add half n half cream, and spinach.

Bring to a boil and reduce to a medium simmer for 5-6 minutes or until sauce thickens.

Add it pasta water, pecorino cheese and lemon juice to taste.

Bring the sauce up to a boil, add the chicken back to the sauce, reduce to a simmer on medium heat for 5 minutes and serve over pasta.

Garnish with basil or fresh parsley 🌿

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