Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake Recipe
Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake Recipe photo by KRAFT
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Total: 43 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups multi-grain penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1 package (9 ounces) fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 2 ounces (1/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA® Neufchatel Cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup KRAFT® 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided
  • 2 tablespoon KRAFT® Grated Parmesan Cheese

Nutritional Facts

2 cups each equals 460 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 910 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 45 g protein.

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 375°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 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.
  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 min. or until heated through; top with remaining cheeses. Bake 3 min. or until mozzarella is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
SUBSTITUTE: Substitute an 8-inch square baking dish for the 2-qt. casserole.
Originally published as Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake Provided by Philadelphia® Cream Cheese 2014

Nutritional Facts

2 cups each equals 460 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 910 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 45 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 30, 2014

I made this ground chicken. I also, added some garlic and onion. It was a hit with my husband, but not so much for my kids.

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