It-Doesn't-Get-Any-Yummier-Than-This Chicken and Pasta Bake

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Created as part of the Ready Set Cook #3 contest. Ground chicken is just as easy to use as ground beef, and healthier! Prep time includes the time it takes to cook the pasta.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large pot.
  2. Add the ground chicken and brown, stirring constantly.
  3. When the chicken has cooked through, add the tomato sauce, brown sugar and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and cook, stirring every 2 minutes or so, until the red stuff in the pot has cooked down to a velvety sauce.
  5. Mix the pasta with the sauce, distributing it evenly.
  6. Pour into a greased baking dish.
  7. Top with the pine nuts (these can be toasted lightly first in a dry frying pan over medium heat, just take care they don't burn, and pine nuts burn easily, so be careful).
  8. Bake uncovered in a preheated 350 degree oven for 15 minutes, until heated through.


Most Helpful

Delightful recipe, but we cooked the chicken in the microwave, which reduces the fat (no oil required). After cooking in microwave, you can also drain some of the fat from the bowl.

jamie fox February 22, 2003

It was simple! Needed Spices, Sauteed Onions,Peppers,And Or Cheese!?

Rita~ February 20, 2003

it was awesome!!! i added some italian & pizza seasonings and some crushed cornflakes on to the top for some more umph... it rocked!

psgetti4ever September 28, 2006

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