Cheesy Chicken Pasta Casserole
This is an easy dish to prepare and can be done in under 30 minutes.Prep Time:
20 minutes Ready In:
1 hour or less Serves:
2 1/2 cups penne pasta (uncooked) 2 cups cooked chicken cubed (I used a store bought rotisserie chicken) 1 can diced tomatoes –do not drain (14.5oz size) 1 can tomato sauce (8oz size) ½ cup cream ½ cup Tre Stelle Mascarpone ½ cup Tre Stelle Ricotta cheese 1 cup Tre Stelle Mozzarella sliced 1 cup onions diced 2 tsp. garlic minced 1 tbsp. fresh basil chopped ¾ cup frozen peas 1 tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp. butter salt and pepper
Preheat oven 350º F Generously grease 2 qt. size baking dish. Cook pasta as per package instructions. Set aside. In large skillet heat olive oil, add diced onions and cook until translucent. Add minced garlic and cook for an addition couple of minutes. Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, cream, Mascarpone and Ricotta cheese. Heat until cheese has melted and is well combined. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in cooked chicken and pasta. Stir in fresh basil and peas. Pour into greased baking dish, cover with foil and bake 350º F oven for 25-30 minutes. Remove foil and top with fresh sliced Mozzarella cheese. Return to oven and bake until cheese is melted.