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Italian Baked Chicken & Pasta

Uber easy Italian baked pasta, perfect for week night dinner.

Italian Baked Chicken and Pasta

Ingredients
– 3 cups uncooked Pasta – I used rotini, you can use penne or ziti
– 1.5 lb uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast – cut into cubes
– 2.5 shredded mozzarella cheese
– 2 cups water
– 1 can petite diced tomatoes, undrained
– *Seasoning –  dried oregano, dried basil, dried thyme, rosemary
– Salt to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Put pasta, chicken and 1.5 cup cheese into baking dish
  3. Mix tomatoes, seasonings, and water in a bowl until well blended
  4. Pour tomato mixture over pasta and chicken
  5. Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes
  6. Remove foil, stir and sprinkle remaining cheese
  7. Return to oven and bake additional 5 minutes, so the cheese can melt
  8. Remove from oven and serve

I usually eat it with a side of salad, sometimes garlic bread or by itself.

*I used a premixed italian seasoning – i mix it awhile back, but you can certainly buy one at the store.

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10 Comments

10 Comments

  1. Katy Rawson

    May 22, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    Looks delicious! Pinning it to make later. 😀

  2. MommyJenna

    May 22, 2013 at 10:03 pm

    Oh my gosh this looks delicious!

  3. Mariah

    May 22, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    As soon as I am done with this comment love chat, I am going to HAVE to eat! that made me so hungry, I will have to try your recipe and now hubby has Master Chef on the TV. lol figures. Oh those pictures look so tasty!

  4. Blondie

    May 22, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    Oh my that looks delicious!

  5. Rachel Young

    May 22, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    This looks Uh-mazing!! I’m going to have to try it!

  6. leah

    May 22, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    This looks sooooooo good!!! Definitely making this!

  7. Paula @ Frosted Fingers

    May 22, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    This sounds yummy! I could go for some chicken pasta right now

  8. Stefani

    May 22, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    This sounds delicious. I love making pasta dishes.

  9. Dianna @ oyveyaday.com

    May 22, 2013 at 10:16 pm

    This looks amazing. I wonder if my 4-year-old would eat it… or say, “I’m allergic to that” (which is what he says every time he doesn’t want to try something).

  10. MRs.HeelsandChaos

    May 29, 2013 at 9:16 pm

    Looks like a must try. I go dor anything easy!

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