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Creamy chicken spinach pasta bake recipe

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Creamy chicken spinach pasta bake recipe

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Creamy chicken spinach pasta. This low carb, fibre-packed version was the perfect side to my baked chicken and spinach pasta bake.

Ingredients required for a chicken spinach pasta recipe

One (8 ounces) package penne pasta

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 onion, chopped

3 cups chopped cooked chicken

1 (14 ounces) can Italian-style diced tomatoes

One (10 ounces) package of spinach

1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese, softened

1 ½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese

How to prepare Creamy chicken spinach pasta:

1   In the first step we have to preheat our oven to 180 degrees C.

2   Now take a large pot and we have to boil water with slightly added salt and add penne and let it cook till tender yet firm to the bite.

3   We have to cook it for around 8 to 10 minutes and drain.

4   Now take a skillet over medium-high heat and add oil.

5   When heated up the oil add chopped onion and sauté well.

6   Now we have to add mixed penne pasta, chicken, diced tomatoes, spinach, and cream cheese till it melts well and coats everything.

7   Now put this mixture into the greased baking dish, grease baking dish with melted butter.

8   Now top with mozzarella cheese and cover it with aluminium foil paper.

9   Now bake it in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or till it cooks well.

10  Remove foil paper and continue baking till edges begin brown around 10-15 minutes.

11  Serve on a plate and enjoy! chicken and spinach pasta bake

Nutritional Information for creamy chicken and spinach pasta:

Calories; 544

Protein 34.2g;

Carbohydrates 53.2g;

Fat 21.7g;

Cholesterol 85.3mg;

Sodium 331.9mg.

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