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Lemon Angel Hair with Chicken and Spinach


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  • 1/2 lb angel hair pasta
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 t. crushed red pepper
  • Perfect Chicken, cut into chunks
  • 2 lemons, zested and juiced
  • 3/4 c. half-and-half
  • 1 c. Parmesan, grated (or shredded)
  • 1 c. baby spinach, stems removed
  • 3 T. extra virgin olive oil



Step 1

Bring a pot of water to a boil. Salt the water well, and add pasta. Heat a large skillet over low heat. Add oil, garlic, and crushed red pepper. Cook until the oil sizzles (about 7-10 minutes). Add lemon juice, half-and-half, and a ladle of the pasta water to the garlic oil mixture. Raise the heat to med-low to med heat until the sauce begins to bubble. Drain pasta - DO NOT RINSE. Add the pasta, zest, and 1/2 c. Parmesan to the cream sauce. Toss for a minute or two. Add chicken and spinach, and toss until well distributed. Top with remaining cheese. Enjoy!

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