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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
2
Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt and adding spinach to the boiling water for the last minute.
3
Meanwhile, 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
4
Drain pasta mixture; return to pan. Stir in chicken mixture and 1/2 cup mozzarella; pour into 2-qt casserole sprayed with cooking spray.
5
Bake 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