Chicken and cheese pasta bake

Chicken and cheese pasta bake



  • 1 BBQ chicken
  • 400g dried rigatoni pasta
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 500g jar tomato pasta sauce
  • 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 100g baby spinach leaves


Remove skin and meat from chicken. Discard skin and bones. Roughly chop flesh.

Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.

Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet directions, until just tender. Drain. Return to saucepan.

Meanwhile, heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion. Cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes or until tender.

Add onion mixture, pasta sauce, chicken, 3/4 cup cheese and baby spinach to hot pasta. Season with salt and pepper.

Toss gently until well combined. Spoon pasta mixture into a deep baking dish. Top with remaining cheese.

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden and heated through.

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