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Three Cheese Chicken Penne

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars
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"Savory chicken, fresh spinach, penne pasta, basil and creamy cheeses are baked together in this simple and fresh chicken dish. Serve with a salad and warm bread for an easy weeknight meal!"
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Ingredients

40 m servings 449
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Cook pasta as directed on package and add spinach during the last minute of cooking time. Drain after cooking.
  2. Cook and stir chicken and basil in a large skillet, sprayed with cook spray, on medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Stir in pasta sauce and Red Gold Diced Tomatoes; bring to a boil. Simmer on low for 3 minutes or until chicken is done.
  3. Stir in Neufchatel cheese, pasta mixture and 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Spoon into a greased 2 quart casserole dish. Bake for 20 minutes and then top with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Bake an additional 3 minutes or until cheese are melted.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 449 calories; 14.7 36.6 42.1 101 822 Full nutrition

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It tasted like the eloquent pineapple of the Caribbean. My mouth watered as I slowly bit into the moist marinated chicken. My heart skipped a beat as the warmth encompassed my body. The succulen...

Most helpful critical review

Sorry but we did not care for this recipe. It was bland and dry with soggy noodles (they were al dente when they went in the oven)

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It tasted like the eloquent pineapple of the Caribbean. My mouth watered as I slowly bit into the moist marinated chicken. My heart skipped a beat as the warmth encompassed my body. The succulen...

I absolutely loved this recipe. The only thing I did differently was season the chicken with garlic and herb/ seasoned salt to make it more flavorful. My husband LOVES it. Thank you!!!!

Great as written! I stuck to the recipe as much as possible but needed to sub about 1/3 C sour cream instead of the Neufchâtel. I also used fresh basil (3 Tbsp chopped) instead of dried, added j...

My wife loved it so it is automatically added to my cook book. I did not use as much spinach but will add it all the next round. I found it a little dry and may add a little extra sauce the ne...

I did pretty much what the recipe called for but I used rotisserie chicken. It seemed to come out more juicy. It was a pleasant dish. My family seemed to really enjoy it.

This is a great recipe! I am one to frequently be confused by a recipe more advanced than simply boiling water but I have made this dish 3 times and each time the result was exactly the same. ...

Sorry but we did not care for this recipe. It was bland and dry with soggy noodles (they were al dente when they went in the oven)

This was a definite hit with my entire family! I made a double batch and froze half for another meal. My kids all loved it and had at least two helpings each.

this is honestly so good, i've made it multiple times and substitute tofu for mine and it still tastes awesome! i usually also add some extra seasoning to chicken/tofu just so its more flavorful...