Recipe By JonSnyde
Published Jun 8th
Prep 15m Cook 32m Additional - Ready In 47m
Servings 1 11x17-inch bake Calories 457.8

Chicken and penne pasta simmer together in a garlicky, creamy broth, and are quickly baked between cheesy layers of Parmesan and mozzarella. Top with fresh parsley as desired.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cubed
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth
  • 2 ½ cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 (16 ounce) package penne pasta
  • 2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add chicken, salt, and pepper; cook and stir until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add broth and heavy cream; stir in pasta and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until pasta is tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. 2 Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler. Grease an 11x17-inch baking pan.
  3. 3 Pour 1/2 the pasta mixture into the prepared pan. Sprinkle 1/2 the Parmesan cheese and 1/2 the mozzarella cheese over the pasta. Layer remaining pasta on top; finish with remaining Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses.
  4. 4 Broil in the preheated oven until cheese is golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 457.8
  • Carbohydrate 30.2 g
  • Cholesterol 110.1 mg
  • Fat 27.6 g
  • Fiber 1.3 g
  • Protein 22.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 16.1 g
  • Sodium 615.9 mg
  • Sugar 1.9 g


  1. My son love it ,I'm making this for the third time.
  2. Very easy and so delicious...will make again
  3. This was so easy and turned out amazing. Even my picky daughter really enjoyed.
  4. It was pretty chill. Did it in my liberal arts class ;)
  5. This made a great thick creamy base for a massive pasta dish. I added mushrooms and broccoli in to give it some nutrition. I did have to almost double it I'd say about 3 1/2 cups of each liquid to fill the cast iron wok before adding an entire box of pasta. This is going - Read more ...
  6. This is a great pasta dish! Word of warning must love garlic- I think two cloves would be sufficient! Creamy yummy! I think it would be equally good with chopped broccoli or spinach added to this.

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