Recipes and Cooking Chicken, Macaroni, and Cheese 4.4 (7) 3 Reviews Multigrain pasta, spinach, and reduced-fat cheese provide a beneficial boost to this one-dish meal. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 28, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Total Time: 35 mins Servings: 5 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ cup packaged dried multigrain or regular elbow macaroni (6 ounces) Nonstick cooking spray 12 ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces ¼ cup finely chopped onion 1 6.5 ounce package light semisoft cheese with garlic and herb 1 ⅔ cup fat-free milk 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour ¾ cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese (3 ounces) 2 cup packaged fresh baby spinach 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered Directions In a medium saucepan cook macaroni according to package directions, except do not add any salt to the water; drain. Meanwhile, coat an unheated large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and onion to skillet. Cook for 4 to 6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and onion is tender, stirring frequently. (If onion browns too quickly, reduce heat to medium.) Remove skillet from heat. Stir in semisoft cheese until melted. In a medium bowl whisk together milk and flour until smooth. Add all at once to chicken mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat to low. Stir in cheddar cheese until melted. Add cooked macaroni; cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through. Stir in spinach and top with cherry tomatoes. Serve immediately. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 369 Calories 12g Fat 33g Carbs 33g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 5 Calories 369 % Daily Value * Total Fat 12g 15% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 85mg 28% Sodium 393mg 17% Total Carbohydrate 33g 12% Total Sugars 6g Protein 33g Vitamin C 9.4mg 47% Calcium 403.9mg 31% Iron 2.2mg 12% Potassium 494mg 11% Folate, total 112.9mcg Vitamin B-12 0.9mcg Vitamin B-6 0.5mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.