Chicken and Cheese Pasta Bake

Chicken and Cheese Pasta Bake
  • 1 roast chicken
  • 400 grams Tortiglioni/Rigatoni Pasta
  • 1 small red onion, finely sliced
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 100 grams baby spinach leaves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 5oo gram jar tomato pasta sauce
  1. Discard skin and bones from the chicken. Chop flesh. Preheat over to 180 degrees C. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water and follow packet directions until it is tender. Drain and return to saucepan. Meanwhile heat oil in a frying pan over medium high heat. Add garlic and onion. Cook for 3 minutes; stirring often. Add onion mixture, pasta sauce, chicken, ¾ cup grated cheese and spinach to the hot pasta. Season. Gently toss until well combined. Spoon pasta mixture into a baking dish. Top with remaining cheese. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden and heated through.


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