Kraft's Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake

Krystal McDow

By
@kmcdow

I got this recipe from Kraft's Family and Food Cookbook.
Nutritional Information:(2 cups each)
Calories:460, Fat:14g, Sat Fat:6g, Chol:90mg, Sodium:910mg, Carbs:40g, Fiber:7g, Sugar:8g, Protein:45g, Vit A:140%, Vit C:40%, Calcium:60%, Iron:30%


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Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
multi-grain penne pasta, uncooked
9 oz
fresh spinach leaves
1 lb
boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 tsp
dried basil leaves
14 1/2 oz
can diced tomatoes, drained
14 oz
jar spaghetti sauce
2 oz
philadelphia neufchatel cheese, cubed
1 c
shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
2 Tbsp
grated parmesan cheese

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 375 degrees F.

2Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt and adding spinach to the boiling water for the last minute.

3Meanwhile, cook and stir chicken and basil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and spaghetti sauce; bring to a boil. Simmer on low heat 3 minutes or until chicken is done. Stir in Neufchatel

4Drain pasta mixture; return to pan. Stir in chicken mixture and 1/2 cup mozzarella; pour into 2-qt casserole sprayed with cooking spray.

5Bake 20 minutes or until heated through; top with remaining cheeses. Bake 3 minutes or until mozzarella is melted.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian