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Baked Chicken Penne

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Baked Chicken Penne

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Chicken Penne
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 276kcal


  • 1 none cooking spray
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 medium bell pepper, green
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 3 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon basil, dried
  • 1 teaspoon oregano, dried
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper/chili flakes
  • 1 1/2 cup penne pasta, dry
  • 14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes, canned
  • 1/8 cup tomato paste, canned
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Serve With

  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning
  • 2 cup raspberries


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9X13 inch baking dish with cooking spray, then set aside.
  • Chop chicken into bite-sized pieces. Dice onion and peppers; mince garlic.
  • Heat oil in a large sauce pan over medium heat. Add chicken, onion, peppers, basil, oregano, parsley, salt, and red pepper flakes. Cook until chicken is no longer pink. Add garlic and cook 1 minute longer.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Add tomatoes and tomato paste to chicken mixture. Stir in broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • Drain pasta and toss with chicken mixture. Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish then sprinkle with the cheeses.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 15-20 minutes longer until heated through.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium. Slice zucchini and toss with olive oil and Italian seasoning. Add to hot skillet and saute for 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Serve pasta with raspberries and sauteed zucchini on the side.
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Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 433mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g

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