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Spinach and Bacon Pasta Toss- Mayo Clinic Health System

Spinach and Bacon Pasta Toss

Prep: 25 min

Total: 25 min

Servings: 8 servings, 1 – ½ cups each

 

What you need:

1          pkg. (16 oz.) wide egg noodles

¾         cup Lite Zesty Italian Dressing

1          lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces

2          cups cherry tomatoes, halved

1          pkg. (6 oz.) fresh baby spinach leaves

1          cup shredded low-moisture part-skim Mozzarella cheese, divided

8          slices of bacon, cooked, crumbled

 

Make Spinach and Bacon Pasta Toss

COOK noodles as directed on package, omitting salt.

MEANWHILE, heat dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 5 to 7 min. or until done. Add tomatoes; cook 1 min., stirring occasionally.

DRAIN noodles, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water. Add noodles and reserved cooking water to chicken mixture in skillet; stir. Remove from heat. Add spinach, 1/2 cup cheese and bacon; mix lightly. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Purchase:

-          Wide Egg Noodles

-          Zesty Italian Dressing

-          Boneless, Skinless, Chicken Breasts

-          Cherry Tomatoes

-          Baby Spinach

-          Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

 

Pantry:

-          Bacon

 

Nutrition:

Calories                390

Total fat               10 g

Saturated fat     4 g

Cholesterol         95 mg

Sodium                 590 mg

Carbohydrate    46 g

Dietary fiber       3 g

Sugars                   3 g

Protein                 28 g

Vitamin A             40 %DV

Vitamin C             15 %DV

Calcium                15 %DV

Iron                        20 %DV


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