Mr. Food: Chicken Pasta Bake

Mr. Food

Makes 6 Servings

1 pound penne pasta
2 pounds ricotta cheese
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 (12-ounce) can fat-free evaporated milk
1 egg
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and well drained
1 (10-ounce) package or 2 cups cooked chunked chicken breast
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare penne pasta according to package directions; drain. Coat a 9" x 13" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, evaporated milk, egg, garlic powder, salt, and pepper; mix until well combined.

  3. Stir in broccoli and cooked chicken; mix well. Add the penne and toss gently until well mixed; pour into baking dish and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.

  4. Cover with foil and bake 45 minutes then remove foil and bake 5 more minutes.


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