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Chicken-Alfredo Baked Penne

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 8

This 5-ingredient dinner is not your average chicken Alfredo recipe. This easy, cheesy pasta casserole is packed with palate-pleasers like creamy Alfredo sauce and shredded mozzarella that everyone in your family will love, plus white-meat chicken and chopped broccoli for a hearty dose of protein + veg. Best of all, it preps in 15 minutes flat and is ready to enjoy in just over half an hour. This one’s a winner. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
box (16 oz) penne pasta
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
lb uncooked chicken tenders (not breaded), cut into chunks
Salt and pepper to taste
1
bag (12 oz) frozen broccoli cuts, thawed
2
jars (16 oz each) Alfredo sauce
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    In large pot of water, cook penne pasta until al dente as directed on box. Drain; return pasta to pot.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. In 10- to 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add uncooked chicken tenders; season with salt and pepper. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 3
    Add chicken and broccoli to pasta; stir to combine. Stir in alfredo sauce until well blended.
  • 4
    Pour mixture evenly into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Sprinkle cheese evenly over top.
  • 5
    Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until heated through in center and cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

  • Serve the baked penne with a baked loaf of Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf and a side salad for a complete meal.
  • Sprinkle with crushed red pepper after baking for a little more kick.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
916.1
% Daily Value
Total Fat
50.0g
77%
Saturated Fat
4.9g
24%
Cholesterol
103.5mg
34%
Sodium
2206.3mg
92%
Potassium
542.9mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
76.3g
25%
Dietary Fiber
9.5g
38%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
39.7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
64.70%
65%
Calcium
47%
47%
Iron
12.10%
12%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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