Chicken and Penne Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Butter a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  • Heat oil in a skillet.
  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper, then brown on both sides about 5 minutes per side; transfer to a plate.
  • Add in onion, garlic, oregano, basil and crushed red pepper flakes; saute about 5 minutes.
  • Add in the crushed tomatoes, stewed tomatoes with juice, wine, sugar and bay leaf; cook for about 35-40 minutes, season with salt and pepper.
  • Line the bottom of the dish with cooked penne pasta, sprinkle the top with about 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Arrange the browned chicken pieces on top of the cooked pasta.
  • Remove bay leaf and spoon the sauce over the chicken covering chicken and pasta completely.
  • Mix the mozzarella cheese with 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, then sprinkle over the top of the sauce.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked and the sauce is bubbly.
  • Delicious.
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