Kraft's Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake

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Krystal McDow

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@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

How to Make Kraft's Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake

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.

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About Kraft's Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake

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




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