Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Three Cheese Chicken Penne Pasta Bake

1 1/2 cups penne pasta, uncooked
1 pkg (9 oz) fresh spinach leaves
1 lb chicken cut into pieces
1 tsp. dried basil leaves
1 jar (14 1/2 oz) spaghetti sauce
1 can (14 1/2 oz)diced tomatoes, drained
2 oz cream cheese, cubed
1 cup mozzarella cheese
2 tbsp parmesan cheese

heat oven to 375. Cook pasta, adding spinach to boiling water for last 1 min.
cook and stir chicken and basil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 3 min. Add sauce and tomatoes, bring to boil. Simmer 3 min or until chicken is done. Stir in cream cheese.
Drain pasta mixture and 1/2 cup mozzarella. Spoon into 2-qt baking dish.
Bake 20 min. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake 3 min.

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