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Creamy chicken florentine pasta served in a grey bowl

Creamy Chicken Florentine Pasta

This creamy chicken florentine pasta is ready in 30 minutes - tender pieces of chicken, shell pasta that really scoops up the sauce and garlicky spinach in a creamy sauce. It's everything that's comfort food for dinner on a weeknight!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 portions
Calories 726kcal
Author Richa


  • 250 grams Pasta dried (shell shaped)
  • 2 Chicken Breasts cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano dried
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic finely chopped
  • 3 cups Spinach or baby Spinach roughly chopped
  • ¾ cup Heavy Cream
  • ½ cup Cream Cheese
  • ½ cup Mozzarella grated


  • Cook pasta in salted water according to package directions till al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • In a bowl, mix together chicken, oregano, paprika, garlic and salt. Set this aside for ten minutes.
  • Heat olive oil and butter in a pan and add chopped garlic. Saute the garlic for a minute till fragrant and add the chicken. Cook the chicken for four minutes, stirring once or twice. Add chopped spinach, mix and cover and cook on medium heat for two minutes till the spinach wilts.
  • Add cream and cream cheese, mix and simmer till the cheese melts. Toss the pasta in this sauce and add mozzarella. Mix the mozzarella till it melts. Taste for seasoning and serve the pasta immediately.


Calories: 726kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 228mg | Sodium: 649mg | Potassium: 791mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3560IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 3mg