Chicken Florentine Pasta Casserole in a enamel casserole dish with a silver spoon.

Lazy Mom's Chicken Florentine Pasta Casserole

A Chicken Florentine Pasta Casserole that's ready for the oven in just 5 minutes! No pasta pre-cooking required for extra-easy prep.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 501
Author Nora


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast diced
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 12 oz short pasta shapes
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 7- oz jar sun-dried tomatoes drained and roughly sliced
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 3/4 cup shredded melty cheese such as mozzarella
  • 2 heaping cups baby spinach


  • Prep: Preheat the oven to 430°F (220°C). Get out a 9x13 casserole dish and a large piece of foil to cover it with.
  • Assemble: Place chicken, Italian seasoning, garlic and pasta into the dish. Whisk together stock, milk and cornstarch in a large measuring jug. Pour into the casserole dish and stir.
  • Bake: Cover the dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Finish assembling: Remove the dish from the oven and very carefully remove the foil. Stir in the sun dried tomatoes, both cheeses and the spinach. Bake for 10-15 minutes, uncovered, until bubbly. Serve immediately.


Calories: 501kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 433mg | Potassium: 1183mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 7.8mg | Calcium: 258mg | Iron: 3mg