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Cheesy Italian Chicken Bake

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Cheesy Italian Chicken Bake
Take Italian Night to The Next Level with Pillsbury's Garlic Bread Pull-Apart Kit
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 4
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Chicken tenders baked with pasta sauce and cheese top spaghetti noodles in this quick Italian ensemble.
Updated May 7, 2009

Ingredients

  • 2 cups tomato pasta sauce
  • 1 package (14 to 16 oz) chicken breast tenders (not breaded)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Italian cheese blend (6 oz)
  • 8 oz uncooked spaghetti

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Into ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, spoon and spread 1 cup of the pasta sauce. Top with chicken tenders in single layer. Spoon remaining 1 cup sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 2
    Bake uncovered 30 to 35 minutes or until mixture is bubbly and chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, cook spaghetti as directed on package; drain.
  • 4
    Serve chicken and sauce over spaghetti.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    This recipe has infinite variations, as you can use any spaghetti or tomato-based pasta sauce you like. Choose chunky, mushroom, black olive, …the possibilities are many.

Nutrition Information

600 Calories, 19g Total Fat, 40g Protein, 70g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
600
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
1210mg
50%
Potassium
650mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
70g
23%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Sugars
11g
Protein
40g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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