Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Spaghetti
Spaghetti with Creamy Chicken, Spinach and Artichoke Pasta Sauce
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
This sdelicious dinner is made with spaghetti and chicken in a creamy artichoke and pesto sauce. It's quick and easy to cook meaning its ideal for a mid-week dinner.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 people
Ingredients
  • 4 chicken breasts diced
  • 1 white onion diced
  • 1 clove of garlic crushed
  • 300 grams antipasti artichoke drained
  • 400 grams spinach
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil pesto
  • 250 grams mascapone
  • Black pepper
  • 400 grams fresh spaghetti
  • 1 lemon juice and zest
Instructions
  1. Begin by frying the diced chicken breast in a little oil.
  2. Once the chicken is cooked through and beginning to brown add the onion to the pan.
  3. Fry the chicken and the oil until the onion is translucent and the chicken golden brown.
  4. Add the crushed garlic to the pan along with the artichokes and spinach.
  5. Fry lightly until the spinach has wilted.
  6. Stir through the pesto, followed by the mascapone and a generous helping of black pepper.
  7. Turn the heat down low and let the sauce bubble gently.
  8. Cook the fresh spaghetti for roughly 4 minutes in boiling water.
  9. Drain the pasta and add to the sauce.
  10. Stir the pasta through the sauce gently and squeeze over the lemon juice.
  11. Serve in a large pasta bowl with the lemon zest.