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Healthy Three Cheese Chicken Pasta Bake

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Healthy Three Cheese Chicken Pasta Bake

Three cheese chicken penne pasta bake that will make you forget you are eating healthy. 4 servings

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 0


1 1/2
cups multi-grain penne pasta, uncooked
(9 ounce) package fresh spinach leaves
pound uncooked chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces
Tablespoon fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
(14.5 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
teaspoon minced garlic
(14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
ounces Neufchatel cheese, cubed
cup shredded 2% milk mozzarella cheese
Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1 Preheat oven to 375ยบ degrees.
  • 2 Cook pasta as directed on package. Add spinach to the boiling water the last minute of cooking.
  • 3 Cook chicken and basil in large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat for around 3 minutes. Stir in spaghetti sauce, garlic, and tomatoes; bring to boil. Simmer on low heat for 3 minutes or until chicken is done.
  • 4 Stir in Neufchatel cheese and mix until combined.
  • 5 Drain pasta and spinach and return to pan. Stir in chicken mixture and 1/2 cup mozzarella and mix until combined. Spoon into a 2 quart baking dish.
  • 6 Bake 20 minutes in the oven. Top with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Bake for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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