CHEESY CHICKEN AND SPINACH PASTA BAKE

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 8 ounces uncooked rigatoni
  • 3 Tbsp dried minced onion flakes
  • 1 (10-oz) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 3 cups cooked, chopped chicken
  • 1 (14.5-oz) can Italian-style diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (8-oz) container chive-and-onion cream cheese
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Highly spray a 9×9-inch pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Cook rigatoni according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  3. Drain chopped spinach well, pressing between layers of paper towels.
  4. In a bowl, combine cooked rigatoni, drained spinach, cooked chicken, onion flakes, tomatoes, cream cheese, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese.
  5. Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish, and sprinkle evenly with remaining shredded mozzarella cheese.
  6. Bake uncovered for 35 to 45 minutes.
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