Chicken & Pasta Florentine Casserole

Chicken & Pasta Florentine Casserole

Why not try making our recipe for Chicken & Pasta Florentine Casserole, easy to make, this one is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
  • 25 MINS

    Cooking Time

  • 20 MINS

    Prep Time

  • 4 People


  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) olive oil
  • 1 lb. (450 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 6 chopped sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil
  • 1 2/3 cups (400 mL) hot water
  • 1 pot Knorr® Homestyle Stock Chicken
  • 1 package (250 g.) light cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 6 cups (1.5 L) fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 lb. (225 g) freshly cooked penne pasta
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) panko bread crumbs or plain bread crumbs

  1. Preheat oven to 425° F (220° C).

  2. Heat olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook chicken, stirring occasionally, until chicken is golden, about 4 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes. Stir in water and Knorr® Homestyle Stock Chicken until stock is melted. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Whisk in cream cheese until smooth and cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 2 minutes. Stir in spinach and cook just until spinach is wilted, about 2 minutes.

  3. Combine chicken mixture with hot penne in large bowl. Turn into 2-qt (2 L) baking dish, then evenly top with bread crumbs. Bake 10 minutes or until crumbs are golden.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 450.0
Calcium (g) 20.0 %
Carbohydrates (g) 37.0 g
Fat (g) 16.0 g
Fiber (g) 3.0 g
Iron (g) 10.0 %
Protein (g) 38.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 7.0 g
Sodium (g) 940.0 mg
Sugar (g) 6.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 0.0 g

Tip: For delicious nutty flavour and added fibre, try using whole wheat penne.\nEach serving of this casserole provides 1½ servings of vegetables and is a good source of calcium.

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