Three Cheese Chicken Penne 

Red Gold® Tomatoes
Three Cheese Chicken PenneRecipe

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

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1 1/2 cups penne pasta
1 (9 ounce) package fresh spinach
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 cup pasta sauce
1 (14.5 ounce) can Red Gold® Diced Tomatoes, drained
2 ounces Neufchatel cheese
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

Preheat oven to 375° F. Cook pasta as directed on package and add spinach during the last minute of cooking time. Drain after cooking.

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.

Stir in Neufchatel cheese, pasta mixture and ½ 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.

Created date

November 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 350
Fat 17 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Sodium 640 mg
Carbohydrate 25 g
Fiber 4 g
Protein 25 g
Calcium 25 %
Iron 15 %