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Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Florentine

Posted by on Mar. 20, 2013 at 6:42 PM
  • 6 Replies

Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Florentine

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 345
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Fat: 9.7g
  • Saturated fat: 5.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 31.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 32.9g
  • Fiber: 2.1g
  • Cholesterol: 56mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 532mg
  • Calcium: 275mg
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Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 cups thinly sliced mushrooms $
  • 1 cup chopped onion $
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 3 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • (16-ounce) carton 2% low-fat cottage cheese $
  • 4 cups hot cooked penne (about 8 ounces uncooked tube-shaped pasta)
  • 2 cups shredded roasted skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, divided $
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup 2% reduced-fat milk $
  • (10 3/4-ounce) can condensed reduced-fat, reduced-sodium cream of chicken soup, undiluted

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, onion, and bell pepper; sauté 4 minutes or until tender. Add spinach, oregano, and black pepper; sauté 3 minutes or just until spinach wilts.
  3. Place cottage cheese in a food processor; process until very smooth. Combine spinach mixture, cottage cheese, pasta, chicken, 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, milk, and soup in a large bowl. Spoon mixture into a 2-quart baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheddar cheese and remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Bake at 425° for 25 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly.
Note:

You can cook the pasta mixture in individual eight-ounce ramekins; bake for 15 minutes.

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by on Mar. 20, 2013 at 6:42 PM
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Replies (1-6):
Kimberly954
by on Mar. 20, 2013 at 9:01 PM
1 mom liked this

This would make a good freezer meal! Just freeze before the bake portion.

goddess99
by Michelle on Mar. 20, 2013 at 9:42 PM
1 mom liked this

Yum this looks good. tyfs!

periwinkle163
by on Mar. 20, 2013 at 10:47 PM

 Sounds great!

mylilprincesses
by Paula on Mar. 21, 2013 at 10:56 AM

 sounds good! TFS!

KamsOne
by Jen on Mar. 21, 2013 at 6:58 PM

Yum!  Thanks for sharing.

tmtt27
by Tammy on Mar. 21, 2013 at 7:12 PM

Sounds good

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