Gluten-Free Penne Pasta Alfredo with Chicken, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Spinach and Mushrooms

Super creamy gluten-free parmesan alfredo penne pasta with sauteed chicken, mushrooms, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword gluten-free chciken alfedo pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 546 kcal


  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter 1/2 stick of butter
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • salt to taste chicken
  • 1 large skinless and boneless chicken breast cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup portabella mushrooms
  • 1/2 chopped baby spinach
  • 1 12 oz box of gluten-free penne pasta My favorite brand is Barilla
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  1. Boil water and cook penne pasta according to the box directions. You will want al dente, not mushy. Salt the water.
  2. Dice the chicken into small bite sized pieces.
  3. Add olive oil and chicken to a large pan, salt chicken to taste.
  4. Lightly saute the chicken over a medium to high heat.
  5. Add mushrooms, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes to the pan and continue to sautee.
  6. Add butter to the pan. Stir as it melts.
  7. Add heavy cream and stir.
  8. Add seasonings.
  9. Add parmesan cheese and stir until melted.
  10. Add drained pasta to the pan with the sauce mixture.
  11. Stir gently to coat pasta with sauce.
  12. Serve immediately.
  13. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Penne Pasta Alfredo with Chicken, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Spinach and Mushrooms
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 546 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 398mg 17%
Potassium 591mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 53g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 5g
Protein 20g 40%
Vitamin A 20.6%
Vitamin C 5.1%
Calcium 24.8%
Iron 10.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.