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Three Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake Recipe

Looking for an easy Three Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake recipe? Learn how to make Three Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by januaryf

Makes 4 servings



Three Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake

Recipe Ingredients for Three Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake

71 g whole wheat penne pasta, uncooked
283 g fresh baby spinach leaves
450 g boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 3/5 g basil
350 g pasta sauce
400 g diced tomatoes, drained
29 g PHILADELPHIA Light Cream Cheese Spread
128 g KRAFT Part Skim Mozzarella Shredded Cheese, divided
2 tbsp. KRAFT 100% Light Parmesan Grated Cheese

Recipe Directions for Three Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake

  1. HEAT oven to 375F. Cook pasta as directed on package, adding spinach to the boiling water for the last 1 min.

  2. MEANWHILE, heat large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat. Add chicken and basil; cook 3 min. or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring frequently. Add pasta sauce and tomatoes; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 3 min. or until chicken is cooked through. Stir in cream cheese spread until melted.

  3. DRAIN pasta and spinach; return to same saucepan. Add chicken mixture; mix lightly. Stir in 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Spoon into 2-L or 8-inch square baking dish.

  4. BAKE 20 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese and the Parmesan cheese. Bake 3 min. or until cheese is melted.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 430.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
499
Calories from Fat
181
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.1g
31%
Saturated Fat
8.1g
41%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
130mg
43%
Sodium
855mg
36%
Potassium
1187mg
34%
Total Carbohydrates
32.7g
11%
Dietary Fiber
6.9g
28%
Sugars
11.1g
Protein
49.5g
Vitamin A 168% Vitamin C 57%
Calcium 63% Iron 28%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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