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Heart-Healthy Olive Garden Chicken & Pasta

Forget about going out for dinner, now you can enjoy the great taste of Olive Garden right in your own home. Enjoy all the savory flavors of this seasoned chicken mixed with the soft and tender pasta without feeling all the guilt.  This delicious yet healthy dish is swimming in goodness.

Heart-Healthy Olive Garden Chicken & Pasta


For 6 people

  • 6 ounce(s) pasta
  • 2 1/10 cup(s) fresh spinach
  • 1 pound(s) chicken breast, skinned and grilled, cut in 1 inch dice
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • 1 teaspoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 cup(s) chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) nutmeg
  • 1 dash(es) salt, to taste
  • 1 dash(es) pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup(s) Parmesan, grated


Cook the spinach in the broth until tender. Drain and reserve broth. Mash out excess liquid. Cook pasta. Heat a sauté pan or heavy skillet over medium heat, add the oil or vegetable spray and sauté the garlic, stirring constantly, until it is white. Don't allow it to brown. Add the spinach and nutmeg, salt and pepper. Add the chicken pieces to the spinach stir and turn and add a small amount of the reserved cooking broth. Stir and turn the spinach until it is hot, adding broth as necessary. Remove pasta and immediately drain. Add the pasta into the spinach mixture and blend well. Serve immediately with Parmesan.
Ready in 30 min

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 175.32 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 1.23g
  • Sodium (mg): 347.47mg
  • Carbs: 23.77g
  • Fat: 4.46g
  • Saturated fat (g): 1.73g
  • Proteins: 9.67g