Three Cheese Chicken Penne

1
barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Delicious pasta bake that kids love and a sneaky way to get them to eat spinach.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 1 1/2 c
    penne pasta
  • 1 c
    chopped fresh spinach
  • 1 lb
    chicken breasts boneless and skinless cut into cubes
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh basil minced
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 14 1/2 oz
    can diced tomatoes drained
  • 1 jar(s)
    spaghetti sauce
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese cubed
  • 2 c
    mozzarella cheese divided
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese

How to Make Three Cheese Chicken Penne

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven 375 degrees
  2. Cook pasta in boiling salted water until al dente adding the spinach for the last minutes. Drain and set aside.
  3. Add oil to saucepan and add chicken, garlic and basil. Cook until chicken is almost done. Stir in tomatoes and spaghetti sauce. Add the cream cheese and cook until cheese is melted. Add pasta and spinach mixture with 1 cup mozzarella cheese.
  4. Place in a sprayed casserole pan. Bake for 15 minutes. Add the remaining mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese and bake until cheese is melted.

Printable Recipe Card

About Three Cheese Chicken Penne

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




Show 1 Comment & Review

20 Awesome And Easy Casserole Recipes

20 Awesome and Easy Casserole Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Looking for super delicious, but more importantly easy, recipes to make? Then these casseroles are your answer. Whether you're a kitchen expert to a newbie, anyone can conquer these recipes!...

Why We Love Comfort Foods Recipe

Why We Love Comfort Foods

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Comfort foods are near and dear to all of our hearts, but have you ever stopped to think why they bring us so much… well... comfort? Across the world comfort...

Casseroles Your Family Will Give Two Thumbs Up Recipe

Casseroles Your Family Will Give Two Thumbs Up

Kitchen Crew

What did we make for dinner before casseroles? Seriously. They are simple to throw together and are a hearty, comforting dinner option when the weather is colder. Here are a...