Healthy three cheese chicken penne pasta bake

By 2catty

  • 1-1/2 cups multigrain penne pasta,uncooked

  • 1pkg. (9 oz.) fresh spinach leaves

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces.

  • 1 tsp. dried basil leaves

  • 1 jar (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained

  • 2 oz. (1/4 of 8 oz. pkg.) Philadelphia Neufchatel Cheese, cubed

  • 1 cup 2% milk shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

  • 2 tbsp, grated parmesean cheese

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

  2. Cook and stir chicken and basil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 3 min. Add spaghetti sauce and tomatoes; bring to boil. Simmer 3 min. or until chicken is done. Stir in Neufchatel cheese.

  3. Dranin pasta mixture; return to pan. Stir in chicken mixture and 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Spoon in 2-qt or 8-inch square baking dish.

  4. Bake 20 min. Sprinkel with remaining cheeses. Bake 3 min.

Nutritional Facts

Total fat.....14g
Saturated fat..6g

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