Spinach & Chicken Fettucine

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Spinach is a wonderful ingredient to get into your recipes. It’s packed with Iron and other nutrients. In this recipe for a quick Easy Weeknight Meal, I added a leftover bunch of Spinach to enhance my pasta sauce as well as a marinade for some Chicken.

Spinach & Chicken Fettucine

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch Spinach – 1 cup when pureed
  • 3-4 Mushrooms
  • 200 gms Fettucine
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp Onion granules
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 8 oz/ 500 gms Chicken thighs
  • I stick butter
  • 1-2 cups Milk
  • 4 tbsps Flour

Instructions

  1. Blanch Spinach in hot water and drain to cool
  2. In the same water add Fettucine
  3. Cook till al dente
  4. Pound boneless Chicken thighs to flatten
  5. Puree the Spinach once cooled
  6. Marinate chicken – Salt, Dijon mustard, onion & chilli flakes
  7. Add 2 tbsps of the Spinach puree
  8. Heat Oil in a saute pan
  9. Saute Chicken till brown on outside, but ensure it’s cooked
  10. Wipe down the saute pan
  11. Heat ½ stick butter
  12. Saute mushrooms
  13. Add 4 tsps flour & whisk in between.
  14. Add 2 - 3 cups milk – little at a time
  15. Pour in the rest of the Spinach puree
  16. Let the sauce thicken for a few minutes
  17. Add Fettucine
  18. Top with chicken
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