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Jenny Craig Recipe Creation: Chicken Margherita with Veggie Linguine | No Thanks to Cake

I finally tried hearts of palm pasta, and I'm HOOKED! The Jenny Craig Chicken Margherita is saucy and offers the perfect dish to mix in a bunch of "pasta".


  • 1 Jenny Craig Chicken Margherita.
  • 1 cup hearts of palm pasta
  • 1 cup raw spinach leaves
  • cup sweet onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • cooking spray
  • salt and pepper
  • crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • 3 leaves fresh basil, cut into chiffonade ribbons


  • Remove your hearts of palm noodles from packaging and place in a colander. Rinse under cool water, and drain well.
  • Prepare the Chicken Margherita per packaging instructions and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in a skillet prepared with cooking spray, saute onion, garlic, and spinach at medium heat. Lightly salt and pepper. Stir frequently, cooking until the spinach is wilted (about 3-4 minutes.)
  • Add your hearts of palm pasta to the skillet, stirring to combine with the vegetables. Cook for 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until the noodles are warmed.
  • Add your Chicken Margherita and crushed red pepper (optional) to the skillet, and stir well to combine. Cook for 1-2 minutes to combine flavors.
  • Remove to a shallow bowl, and top with basil garnish. Serve and enjoy!


This recipe was created in partnership with Jenny Craig.