Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Three Cheese Chicken Pasta Bake

1lb whole wheat penne
1 package frozen spinach, defrosted.
3 boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 jar spaghetti sauce
1 can (14 oz) dice tomatoes
4 oz cream cheese
1 cup Mozzarella
Grated Parmesan Cheese

  • Heat oven to 375 °F.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Sprinkle chicken cubes with Italian seasoning and then brown in large skillet that has been coated with olive oil. Cook about 3 minutes
  • Add sauce and tomatoes and bring to a boil
  • Simmer another 3 minutes or until chicken is cooked
  • Add cream cheese and spinach (makes sure that all the water is squeezed out of the spinach, easiest way is to ring it out in a clean kitchen towel).
  • Drain pasta; return to pan and the combine with chicken and sauce mixture
  • Stir in Mozzarella cheese
  • Poor into grease baking dish and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 20 minute or until cheese is melted and dish is heated through.

Words to the Wise:
This was a real winner. It was so good and creamy. The kids ate it up, even the spinach. This recipe was found in Kraft Food and Family magazine

4 comments:

Lee the MWOB Queen said...

I'm trying this one - thanks!! Nice work over here.

Shannon said...

Mmmmmm! This one sounds yummy... will be trying this one soon.

And I like the look of the new blog :)

Jenn said...

OK, I'm trying this one today!!!!!

Jenn said...

So yummy!!!!!