Spinach~Chicken Macaroni Bake

Angie Robinson

By
@angieact1

I got this recipe years ago from a friend of the family and replaced ground beef with ground chicken. It's a good way to get kids to eat spinach. It is very comforting. Tastes great with some garlic bread and salad :)

The photo shows it with beef..which is delicious.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
ground chicken (or turkey or beef)
1
cloved minced garlic
2 Tbsp
olive oil
10 oz
frozen spinach
1 medium
chopped onion
1 lb
can spaghetti sauce w/ mushrooms
8 oz
can tomato sauce
6 oz
can tomato paste
7 oz
pkg of elbow macaroni; cooked
2 c
shredded italian cheese blend (or mozzarella or cheddar)
1/2 c
bread crumbs, dry
2
beaten eggs
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Brown the chicken, garlic and onions; drain. Cook the spinach according to microwave directions; squeeze dry-BUT SAVE THE JUICE.
2
Cook the macaroni while chicken and spinach is cooking; drain.
3
Add the spinach liquid to the chicken mixture; along with the sauces.
4
Combine the elbow noodles with the cheese, eggs, drained spinach, oil and bread crumbs. Put the noodle mix into a 13 x 9 inch baking pan. Top with the chicken mixture.
5
Bake for 30 mins. Let stand 10 min. before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #cheese, #macaroni