Easy Chicken and Pasta Bake

Easy Chicken And Pasta Bake Recipe

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Marisa Prevatt

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@mprevatt

This is a recipe I created that is fast and nutritious, and bonus my kids love it. This is great for all the working mothers out there (like me), it can be made ahead of time and thrown in the oven after work. Serve with salad and garlic bread.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    penne pasta, cooked
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1 lb
    ground chicken
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 10 oz
    frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed of all excess water
  • 1 jar(s)
    alfredo sauce
  • 1 jar(s)
    tomato and basil spaghetti sauce
  • 1 c
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese

How to Make Easy Chicken and Pasta Bake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. On your cook top over med-high heat, brown ground chicken with chopped onions in a large sauce pan until chicken is cooked and onions are soft and translucent.
  3. Add garlic, spinach, and red pepper flakes and cook until spinach is just heated through.
  4. Turn down cook top heat to med and add both jars of sauce to the meat mixture. Stir thoroughly and cook for about 5 mins.
  5. Transfer your meat and sauce mixture into a large bowl and mix in the cooked Penne pasta.
  6. Pour pasta mixture into 9X13in. pan and sprinkle the mozzarella and parmesan cheeses over the pasta mixture.
  7. Bake in your preheated 350 degree oven for 15 minutes.

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About Easy Chicken and Pasta Bake

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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