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Baked Chicken Nugget Spaghetti

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  5 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Chicken nuggets rest on a bed of spaghetti and pasta sauce in this tasty and hearty feast.

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)

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

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
770
Calories from Fat
250
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
43%
Saturated Fat
10g
48%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
60mg
19%
Sodium
1780mg
74%
Total Carbohydrate
95g
32%
Dietary Fiber
6g
23%
Sugars
14g
14%
Protein
33g
33%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
20%
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 Choice
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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