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.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 people
- 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: 9.4% | Vitamin C: 9.5% | Calcium: 25.8% | Iron: 16.8%