Laura's Unbelievable Chicken and Pasta


This is a dream for families...Kids love it and so do adults. My family literally begs me for this!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
6 servings


  • 4 (6 ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into 1 inch strips

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen spinach, thawed and drained

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cold cream cheese, cubed

  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1 (16 ounce) package dry penne pasta


  1. Bring large pot of water to a boil, and stir in penne pasta.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, cook chicken cubes in broth; simmering until done, about 10 minutes. Stir in cubed cream cheese and spinach. Return to simmer, and cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in cherry tomatoes, and cook about 3 minutes more.

  3. In a large bowl, mix together cooked, drained pasta and sauce. Let stand a few minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

547 Calories
17g Fat
59g Carbs
41g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 547
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 516mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 41g
Vitamin C 9mg 47%
Calcium 120mg 9%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 701mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.