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kraft's three-cheese chicken penne pasta bake

Recipe by
Krystal McDow
San Jose, CA

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%

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For kraft's three-cheese chicken penne pasta bake

  • 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

How To Make kraft's three-cheese chicken penne pasta bake

  • 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.

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