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Whole Wheat Penne With Chicken & Spinach

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Whole Wheat Penne with Chicken and Spinach
2010-01-20 Main Dish
5 46

This pasta salad may be served warm or chilled. It contains penne, chicken, turkey bacon, spinach, garlic and Parmesan cheese, plus plenty of Italian seasoning.

  • Servings: 6


4 Small Chicken Breasts
10 slices Turkey Bacon
1 Small Box Whole Wheat Penne
5 Tbsp (1/3 Cup) Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 Garlic Cloves, minced
3 Tbsp Dried Italian Seasoning, or to taste
4 cups Fresh Baby Spinach
½ cup Parmesan Cheese


Grill or bake chicken breasts 30 minutes, or until done; cube. Cook turkey bacon until crisp, then break into small pieces. Boil water and cook penne about 12 minutes; drain. Add olive oil to a large pot; add minced garlic. Cook on low for 2-3 minutes. Add pasta, chicken, bacon, Italian seasoning, spinach and Parmesan to pot; cook on low heat until spinach has wilted and tossing to combine all ingredients. Serve hot, or chill and serve cold.

Helpful Tips:

This is an easy recipe and very delicious. It is healthy and filling.