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Baked Pennine Pasta with Chicken

Baked pasta with chicken and tomato sauce.



  1. Cook pasta until it is still undercooked. It will cook while it is baking.
  2. Bake the chicken breast until it is just tender.
  3. Pour olive oil into sauce pan and cook mushrooms, (add some garlic if you like). Add tomatoes and cook until the tomatoes are hot.
  4. Cut the cooked chicken breast into bite size pieces and add to tomato mixture.
  5. Drain and rinse well the pasta in cold water. Drain again until almost all water is gone.
  6. Pour pasta into a baking dish sprayed with non-stick spray. Add tomato mixture and mix well. Pour mozzarella cheese over the mixture and mix.
  7. Add the parmesan cheese and bake at 375 °F (190 °C) for approximately 30 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  8. Note: you can change the spices and maybe add some hot chili peppers. You could also add some red and green peppers for color and taste.
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Excellent dish, added 2 jars of marinara sauce to give it some more sauce.
16 Mar 10 by member: mandepoo
my youngest loved it. She is only 1
31 Mar 10 by member: dodgersgirl
Very good, though I had to eat three servings to feel satisfied. At only 180 calories per serving, I could afford to.
03 Jan 12 by member: llehman
Really 5 oz or chicken serves 6 people????
08 May 12 by member: ceilsp
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Nutrition summary:

There are 180 calories in 1 serving of Baked Pennine Pasta with Chicken.
Calorie break-down: 33% fat, 32% carbs, 35% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 60
Calories 180
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 6.68g 10%
  Saturated Fat 2.663g 13%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.658g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.898g  
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 357mg 15%
Potassium 326mg  
Total Carbohydrate 14.78g 5%
  Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  Sugars 3.82g  
Protein 16.28g  
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 64%
Calcium 134% Iron 68%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(180 calories)
9% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (32%)
Fat (33%)
Protein (35%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories