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Chicken, Spinach, and Cheese Pasta Bake

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"Pasta, chicken, spinach, and cheese baked to bubbly perfection."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 544 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; add penne and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes. Drain.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion in hot oil until tender, 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. Mix penne pasta, onion, chicken, diced tomatoes, spinach, and cream cheese together in a baking dish until the cream cheese melts and coats everything. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over the pasta mixture. Cover baking dish with aluminum foil.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove foil and continue baking until heated through and beginning to brown along the edges, about 15 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 544 calories; 21.7 g fat; 53.2 g carbohydrates; 34.2 g protein; 85 mg cholesterol; 332 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I didn't follow the cooking instructions exactly as directed for this, but I wanted to make this because the ingredients sounded nice together. The directions don't say how you should cook the c...

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It was horrible!

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I didn't follow the cooking instructions exactly as directed for this, but I wanted to make this because the ingredients sounded nice together. The directions don't say how you should cook the c...

This was tasty. I used leftover chicken I had grilled the night before. I did add garlic that I sautéed in zesty Italian dressing. I added the tomatoes, sliced up cream cheese and spinach to th...

Chicken Spinach Pasta Bake Haiku: "My favorite combo. For things in a pasta bake, no surprise, it's good!" I've made many variations of pasta bakes, but my tastebuds always fall back on wanting ...

This was delicious! I typed in ingredients I had on hand and up popped this recipe. I followed Amber's review on mixing the ingredients. The creamy, the aldente penne pasta, just the right amo...

Absolutely delicious. The creamy texture and the flavor of the tomatoes makes it a thumbs up for our family.

It was horrible!

This was delicious. I seasoned my chicken first. I didn't have an onion so I added 1/4 tsp onion powder as well as 1/4 tsp of garlic powder. I place that in a large skillet with the chicken and ...

Great pasta recipe specially for us. My wife loves pasta but doesn't car for tomato based sauces. PS: mixing everything in a large bowl first makes this a lot less messy.

I made this delicious dish for my family of 7 and they loved it! It doesn't tell you how to make the chicken but I sautéed it with garlic, basil, a dash of salt, pepper and a dash of thyme. Firs...