Pregnant Recipe #2

by Kelsey Norwood

in Food

My husband made this one for me for Mother’s Day, so it’s easy! And it tasted like it could have come from a restaurant…


Pregnant Recipe #2: Creamy Chicken & Pasta Bake


1-1/2 cups multigrain rotini pasta, uncooked
1 small  bunch broccoli, cut into florets (about 3 cups)
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1/2 cup  fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 oz. (1/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA 1/3 Less Fat Cream Cheese, cubed
1 cup  KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese

HEAT oven to 375ºF. Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, adding broccoli for the last 3 min.

MEANWHILE, heat large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 3 min. or until no longer pink, stirring frequently. Stir in broth; simmer 3 min. or until chicken is done. Add cream cheese; cook and stir on low heat 1 min. or until cream cheese is melted. Stir in 1/2 cup mozzarella.

DRAIN pasta and broccoli. Add to chicken mixture; mix lightly. Spoon into 8-inch sq. baking dish; cover.

BAKE 15 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake, uncovered, 3 min. or until melted. Let stand 5 min.


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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Liz May 20, 2009 at 10:21 am

Yummy, I think I might just try this for supper tonight! I am impressed that your hubby cooked for you. :-)

2 Melissa May 21, 2009 at 12:29 pm

This looks so yummy and like a good way to get in some broccoli ;)

3 Becky Smith May 28, 2009 at 9:10 am

If you go to Kraft foods website, you can print up coupons for several of the items in this recipe and it will make a very cheap dinner!

4 Sarah June 1, 2009 at 9:44 am

Thanks for the pregant recipes! Lots of my friends are either pregnant or recently had a baby so I’ll pass along these easy recipes. Kraft Food & Family (free magazine) has loads of quick, easy recipes in it too.

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