Chicken 'n' Spinach Pasta Bake

Recipe by Manami
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  • Prepare rigatoni according to package directions, when ready drain and save about 1/4 cup of cooking water (in case you need it to thin out the sauce).
  • Meanwhile, spread oil on bottom of an 11"x7" baking dish; add onion & mushrooms, if using, in a single layer.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or just until tender.
  • Transfer onion & mushrooms to a large bowl, and set aside.
  • Drain chopped spinach well, pressing between layers of paper towels.
  • Stir rigatoni or other pasta, spinach, chicken, and next 5 ingredients(starting with tomatoes through the peppers - if using the red pepper flakes) into onion & mushrooms in bowl.
  • Spoon mixture into baking dish, and sprinkle evenly with shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake, covered, for 30 minutes; uncover and bake 15 more minutes or until bubbly.
  • Serve with a nice salad and warm bread or bread sticks!
  • Enjoy!
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