Baked Chicken Nugget Spaghetti

Chicken nuggets rest on a bed of spaghetti and pasta sauce in this tasty and hearty feast.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked spaghetti, broken in half
1
jar (26 to 28 oz) tomato pasta sauce
1
box (11 oz) frozen breaded chicken breast nuggets
1 1/2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (6 oz)

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Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, cook spaghetti as directed on package. Drain; return to saucepan.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 3 Stir pasta sauce into cooked spaghetti. Pour into baking dish, spreading evenly to cover bottom of dish. Arrange frozen chicken nuggets in single layer over spaghetti mixture.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 8 minutes. Remove from oven. Turn chicken nuggets over; sprinkle cheese over top.
  • 5 Return to oven; bake 6 to 8 minutes longer or until chicken is thoroughly heated and cheese is melted.
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, cook spaghetti as directed on package. Drain; return to saucepan.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 3 Stir pasta sauce into cooked spaghetti. Pour into baking dish, spreading evenly to cover bottom of dish. Arrange frozen chicken nuggets in single layer over spaghetti mixture.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 8 minutes. Remove from oven. Turn chicken nuggets over; sprinkle cheese over top.
  • 5 Return to oven; bake 6 to 8 minutes longer or until chicken is thoroughly heated and cheese is melted.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Round out this family-friendly meal with some fresh baked Pillsbury® refrigerated Parmesan breadsticks.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
770
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
28%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
1780mg
1780%;
Total Carbohydrate
95g
95%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
5 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.