Monday, March 16, 2009

Yummy New Pasta Recipe.......mmmmmm...

Happy Monday Morning to everyone! Hope you all enjoyed a fantastic weekend and eagerly await what the new week promises.....I came across this recipe over the weekend and it sounds so yummy. I am going to try it this week for supper......Thought I would share it with my wonderful bloggedy friends! Enjoy:-)

Creamy Chicken & Pasta Bake


1-1/2 cups multigrain rotini pasta, uncooked
1 small bunch broccoli, cut into florets (about 3 cups)
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1/2 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 oz. (1/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA 1/3 Less Fat Cream Cheese, cubed
1 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese


HEAT oven to 375ºF. Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, adding broccoli for the last 3 min.

MEANWHILE, heat large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 3 min. or until no longer pink, stirring frequently. Stir in broth; simmer 3 min. or until chicken is done. Add cream cheese; cook and stir on low heat 1 min. or until cream cheese is melted. Stir in 1/2 cup mozzarella.

DRAIN pasta and broccoli. Add to chicken mixture; mix lightly. Spoon into 8-inch sq. baking dish; cover.

BAKE 15 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake, uncovered, 3 min. or until melted. Let stand 5 min.

Special Extra
Add 1/2 tsp. dried basil leaves to skillet along with the chicken.
Substitute 2-qt. casserole dish for the square baking dish.


  1. Oh! That does look yummy! I'm trying a new maple pork chop recipe today. Fingers crossed!

  2. OK that looks delicious, I might have to try it too.

  3. That sounds & looks so good. I'm going to have to try this this week.

  4. Looks delicious! I was just thinking about what I should make for dinner this week, and I think I'll give this recipe a try. I'm glad I ran across your blog! :D

  5. Looks great! Will have to try this.

  6. YUMMO - i'll be trying this one out soon too!!! thanks for sharing!