Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake

Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake Chunks of chicken in a creamy tomato sauce with basil and fresh spinach are baked with multi-grain penne pasta and topped with cheese.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 23 mins

    TOTAL : 43 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

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  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F.

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  • Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt and adding spinach to the boiling water for the last minute.

  • Meanwhile, cook and stir chicken and basil in large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat 3 min. Stir in tomatoes and spaghetti sauce; bring to boil. Simmer on low heat 3 min. or until chicken is done, stirring occasionally. Stir in Neufchatel.

  • Drain pasta mixture; return to pan. Stir in chicken mixture and 1/2 cup mozzarella; pour into 2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray.

  • Bake 20 min. or until heated through; top with remaining cheeses. Bake 3 min. or until mozzarella is melted.

Per Serving: 468 calories; protein 43.1g; carbohydrates 39g; fat 14.8g; cholesterol 89.2mg; sodium 1004mg.