Mega Chicky-Cheesy Penne Pasta

Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Grown-up mac and cheese, though my 1 year old also devoured it! I love the combination of cheese and the subtle flavor from the peppers, onions and garlic. I'm going to add broccoli as well the next time I make this.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Saute onion, peppers and garlic in olive oil until soft. Season with oregano.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine ricotta cheese with shredded cheese and Parmesan.
  3. Add soup and milk and stir to combine.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Add softened vegetables, shredded cooked chicken and finally fold in the cooked pasta.
  6. Pour into a greased casserole dish, top with additional shredded cheese and cover with foil.
  7. Cook for 25 minutes. Remove foil and cook for another 5-10 or until top if browned and bubbly.
Most Helpful

This is a great dish, but there were some details missing from it that would assist. We baked at 375 for 25 min and 425 the last 10 when the foil came off. On step 2, hold back 1/4 cup of the shredded cheese to put on the top before baking. All in all, had great flavor and made a great meal - served with spinach salad. Will make again.

Scrapbook Lori June 15, 2010