Spinach and Bacon Pasta Toss
1 lb. Any Variety of pasta, uncooked
3/4 cup Italian Dressing
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast, chopped
1 pt cherry tomatoes, halved (or 1-2 cups diced fresh tomatoes, drain of juices)
1 bag (6 oz) baby spinach leaves (4 cups)
1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese, divided
8 slices bacon, crispy cooked and crumbled
Cook noodles as directed on package. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water.
Meanwhile, heat dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes. or until cooked through. Add tomatoes; cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally.
Add spinach, 1/2 cup of the cheese and the bacon; toss lightly to combine. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
Makes 8 servings; 1 1/2 cups each