This classic Italian dish is simple and delicious, and easy to make for a group.
Pairs Well With
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
½ cup golden raisins
1 cup hot water
1 lb penne
2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 lb skinless, boneless chicken
breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
4 scallions, sliced, whites and greens
4 cups fresh spinach
1 cup chicken broth
¼ tsp nutmeg
Salt & pepper
1 cup freshly grated
Zest of one lemon
Toasted pine nuts
Rehydrate raisins in water; drain off any remaining water.
Cook penne according to package instructions, reserving 1 cup of cooking water.
In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Cook chicken until nearly done.
Add scallions, spinach, broth, raisins, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Cook until scallions are crisp-tender.
Toss in pasta, cheese, and lemon zest, adding some pasta cooking water if needed.
Serve and garnish with additional cheese and pine nuts.