Prep Time
17 Mins
Cook Time
56 Mins
8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

We tested this recipe with both fresh and frozen spinach and had much better results with the fresh.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 2

. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain.

Step 3

. While pasta cooks, melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 4 minutes or until tender. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Add flour to pan; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add milk, stirring constantly with a whisk. Cook 11 minutes or until thick. Add spinach, stirring until spinach wilts. Remove from heat; add 1/4 cup cheese, salt, and pepper.

Step 4

. Stir in chicken, salsa, and 3/4 cup cheese. Carefully fold in pasta. Spoon mixture into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake at 350° for 39 minutes or until bubbly.

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