One-Pot Parmesan Chicken Ziti with Artichokes and Spinach

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

4
cups water
2
cans (12 oz each) evaporated milk
1
teaspoon salt
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
lb uncooked ziti pasta
2
teaspoons cornstarch
2
cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken
1
can (14 oz) Progresso™ artichoke hearts, drained, coarsely chopped
6
oz shredded Parmesan cheese (about 1 1/2 cups)
Juice of 2 medium lemons (about 2/3 cup)
2
tablespoons butter
4
cups baby spinach (5-oz package)
1/2
teaspoon pepper, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In Dutch oven, heat water, 1 can of the evaporated milk, the salt, garlic and pasta to simmering over medium heat. Simmer 12 to 14 minutes, stirring frequently, until pasta is tender.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat remaining can of evaporated milk and the cornstarch; stir in chicken and artichoke hearts. Add to mixture in Dutch oven; return to simmering, and continue to simmer 1 to 3 minutes or until thickened and mixture coats back of spoon.
  • 3
    Remove from heat; stir in half of the cheese and the lemon juice. Stir until cheese melts, then add remaining cheese (reserving 1/4 cup for serving, if desired) and butter; stir again.
  • 4
    Add spinach, and stir until wilted. Serve with reserved cheese and pepper.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Stir, stir, stir! The only way to mess up this easy dinner is to neglect the spoon.
  • Baby kale or chard make great stand-ins for spinach in this recipe.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
24%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
1040mg
43%
Potassium
650mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
65g
22%
Dietary Fiber
6g
26%
Sugars
11g
Protein
34g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
50%
50%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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