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


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!!!!!