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Chicken Penne Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diane Supinski
Added: Sunday, June 21, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 C cooked Penne Pasta
1 T Olive Oil
2 links of Chicken Sausage, preferably a Spicy Italian flavor
1/2 C chopped Onion
1/2 C diced Green Pepper
1/2 C diced Red Pepper
1 1/2 tsp minced Garlic
1 tsp dried Basil
1 tsp Oregano
1 tsp Parsley Flakes
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp crushed Red Pepper Flakes
14 oz diced Tomatoes
3 T Tomato Paste
3/4 C Chicken Broth
2 C shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Cook sausage according to package direction. Slice sausage to your preference. Heat oil in large frying pan. Add onions, peppers and spices, cook until tender. Add chicken sausage. With a hand blender or food processor combine tomatoes and tomato paste until blended. Add tomato mix and chicken broth to chicken and vegetables. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook for 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 350. Remove pan from heat. Combine past and chicken mix in pan. Spoon half of mixture into greased 2.2 quart baking dish. Sprinkle half cheese over pasta mixture. Spoon rest of mixture over cheese. Top with remaining cheese. Bake covered for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 15 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I like making this without any meat and using it as a nice pasta side for Italian seasoned chicken or any meat you may like. You can substitute diced cooked chicken breast for meat.

 

 

 

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