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Chicken Pasta Bake

Category, DifficultyIntermediate

Your easy to make Chicken Pasta bake perfect for the family dinner

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins
 4 tbsp olive oil
 1 onion, finely chopped
 2 garlic cloves, crushed
 ¼ tsp tsp chilli flakes
 2 400g cans chopped tomatoes
 1 tsp tsp caster sugar
 6 tbsp tbsp mascarpone
 4 skinless chicken breasts, sliced into strips
 300 g penne
 70 g mature cheddar , grated
 50 g grated mozzarella
 ½ small bunch of parsley , finely chopped
1

Heat half the oil in the pan and fry the onion until soft. Add garlic and chilli flakes. Then add the chopped tomatoes with the sugar and season to taste. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened. Stir in the mascarpone.

2

Heat a non-stick pan and fry the chicken until cooked through.

3

Preheat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Cook the pasta according to instructions, drain and add remaining oil. Combine the pasta, chicken and sauce in a medium sized ovenproof dish. Sprinkle over the cheddar, mozzarella and parsley. Cook in the oven for 20mins or until brown and bubbling.

Ingredients

 4 tbsp olive oil
 1 onion, finely chopped
 2 garlic cloves, crushed
 ¼ tsp tsp chilli flakes
 2 400g cans chopped tomatoes
 1 tsp tsp caster sugar
 6 tbsp tbsp mascarpone
 4 skinless chicken breasts, sliced into strips
 300 g penne
 70 g mature cheddar , grated
 50 g grated mozzarella
 ½ small bunch of parsley , finely chopped

Directions

1

Heat half the oil in the pan and fry the onion until soft. Add garlic and chilli flakes. Then add the chopped tomatoes with the sugar and season to taste. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened. Stir in the mascarpone.

2

Heat a non-stick pan and fry the chicken until cooked through.

3

Preheat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Cook the pasta according to instructions, drain and add remaining oil. Combine the pasta, chicken and sauce in a medium sized ovenproof dish. Sprinkle over the cheddar, mozzarella and parsley. Cook in the oven for 20mins or until brown and bubbling.

Chicken Pasta Bake