Whole Wheat Pasta Bake w/ Chicken and Spinach


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 293.4
  • Total Fat: 7.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 39.3 mg
  • Sodium: 357.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 22.8 g

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Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2.5 cups Whole Wheat Penne Pasta
    1 large chicken breast
    1.5 cups marinara sauce
    1 cup fresh spinach (chopped)
    .5 cup fresh tomato (chopped)
    3 oz fresh part skim mozzarella (cubed)
    .75 cup low fat shredded mozarella
    1 tsp olive oil

Directions

Heat oven to 375 degrees Farenheit

Bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Add 2.5 cups Whole Wheat Penne Pasta. Cook until al dente. Drain water from pasta.

Cut 1 large chicken breast into half inch cubes. Season as desired.

Heat 1 tsp olive oil in skillet. Add chicken and cook until golden brown.

Chop fresh spinach (1 cup) and tomato (.5 cup). Cut 3 oz fresh mozzarella into tiny cubes.

Place cooked Whole Wheat Penne Pasta into square baking dish. Stir in 1.5 cups marinara sauce. Stir in chopped spinach and tomatoes. Place cooked chicken cubes and fresh mozzarella cubes evenly throughout dish. Sprinkle .75 cup low fat shredded mozzarella on top. Bake in oven for 20-30 minutes. Remove when top layer of cheese is golden.


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHEETARAH1980.

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  • YUM!!!!!!!!! It was wonderful...I added some Cayenne and other spices...THANK YOU! - 7/30/09

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  • Very Good
    I altered this a little because I was making this for myself only, so I think I increased the spinach, cheese and pasta amounts a bit, resulting in more calories for me but it was delicious. - 6/23/07

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  • Very Good
    This looks really good, but I did have to laugh when I saw the "drink" category! :-) - 3/23/07

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  • how do you drink this????? - 3/19/07

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