Buffalo Chicken Spinach Alfredo – with frozen Farm Rich Buffalo Chicken, frozen Birds Eye Chopped Spinach, your favorite pasta and a homemade Alfredo sauce you can make an easy dinner that the family will love.
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It will make a perfect weeknight meal with the kids headed back to school.
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We eat a lot of chicken and pasta, so I knew when I combined FarmRich Buffalo Style Chicken Bites, Birds Eye Chopped Spinach with our favorite Alfredo sauce and some pasta that it was sure to be a hit. Needless to say, the family really enjoyed it and our son couldn’t get enough!
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The cheesy creaminess of the pasta is perfect with the taste of the Buffalo chicken. I also love the convenience of the chopped spinach and that I can make the dinner even better with it. This will definitely be a regular dish on our menu rotation.
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Buffalo Chicken Spinach Alfredo
- 1 10- ounce package Birds Eye Chopped Spinach
- 1 17- ounce package FarmRich Buffalo Style Boneless Chicken Bites
- 1 lb. of your favorite pasta I used linguine
- 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 1 ¾ cup heavy cream divided
- 1 ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese I used Parmesan/Romano
- salt to taste
- ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
- In a microwavable-safe bowl, place the Birds Eye Chopped Spinach. Cover and microwave for 2 1/2 minutes. Remove and stir with a fork. Cover, return to microwave and cook for an additional 2 1/2 minutes. Place into a colander and press with a spoon to remove excess moisture.
- Arrange the FarmRich Chicken Bites on a baking sheet in a single layer and bake for 8 minutes.
- Remove from oven, turn pieces over, and bake for an additional 8 minutes.
- Place the unopened Buffalo sauce packet into a small bowl of hot water for 6 - 8 minutes. Remove from water when thawed and pour into a large bowl.
- Cut larger chicken pieces so that they are bite size and place into bowl with Buffalo sauce. Toss to completely coat.
- Boil pasta to al dente according to manufacturer's directions.
- Into a large measuring cup, pour 1/4 cup of the heavy cream. Add the two teaspoons flour, whisking constantly until smooth. Add the remaining 1 1/2 cups heavy cream and mix.
- In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter.
- Add the minced garlic and saute until fragrant, about 2 - 3 minutes.
- Slowly pour the heavy cream mixture into the skillet and whisk until hot, but not boiling.
- Add the Parmesan cheese and whisk until completely melted and not grainy.
- Add salt to taste, and pepper.
- Place the spinach into the skillet and mix thoroughly.
- Add the pasta and gently toss to completely coat.
- Add the Buffalo Chicken and mix.
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