Main Dishes

Baked Penne with Eggplant

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2 pounds small to medium eggplant, cut into 1/4 inch-thick slices
salt and pepper
6 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 pound penne
2 cups tomato sauce
1 cup toasted bread crumbs
1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan
10 fresh basil leaves, roughly torn
8 oz. mozzarella
1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the penne and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally. (Cook for 2 minutes less than the package instructions...
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Nutritions

Calories
1122

Sodium
1248mg
52% DV

Fat
41g
63% DV

Protein
49g
98% DV

Carbs
139g
47% DV

Fiber
8g
35% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV