Casseroles | Main Dishes

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole is very easy to put together and can be refrigerated until you bake. The chicken, pasta, spinach and cheese combine nicely to make a great easy dinner!

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole is very easy to put together and can be refrigerated until you bake. The chicken, pasta, spinach and cheese combine nicely

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole

 
For other casserole ideas, try this breakfast casserole, or this yummy chicken bacon ranch casserole! Also this Broccoli Cheese Casserole is truly amazing! 

This time of year I rely heavily on my slow cooker and casserole recipes, due to ease and how well they fit into a busy schedule. 

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole is very easy to put together and can be refrigerated until you bake.

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole is very easy to put together and can be refrigerated until you bake. The chicken, pasta, spinach and cheese combine nicely

The chicken, pasta and spinach combine nicely with the cheese to make one great tasty dinner.

It’s up there with all the ‘comfort food’ greats.

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole is very easy to put together and can be refrigerated until you bake. The chicken, pasta, spinach and cheese combine nicely

Another wonderful thing about this recipe is that it’s versatile, so add more or less cheese if you’d like {or a non-fat variety}.

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole is very easy to put together and can be refrigerated until you bake. The chicken, pasta, spinach and cheese combine nicely

You can also use other noodles of choice.

My kids gobble this casserole up, and my oldest asked for this one to replace other casseroles I make. It’s always a win when everyone in the family enjoys a meal!

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole is very easy to put together and can be refrigerated until you bake. The chicken, pasta, spinach and cheese combine nicely
Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole is very easy to put together and can be refrigerated until you bake. The chicken, pasta, spinach and cheese combine nicely

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Casserole is very easy to put together and can be refrigerated until you bake. The chicken, pasta, spinach and cheese combine nicely

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Cooked Pasta, I use Rotini
  • 1/2 Cup Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 8 oz pkg Frozen Spinach, Thawed
  • 3 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, cooked, Cubed
  • 1 large can Italian-style Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 8oz pkg Philadelphia Chive & Onion Cream Cheese
  • 2 Cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper

Instructions

  1. Cooked Pasta a cording to directions on the package
  2. Cube chicken breasts and cook in a frying pan, adding chopped onion to the Chicken when almost done. Set aside when cooked.
  3. Drain the water out of the Spinach as best you can, using paper towels.
  4. In a large bowl, combine pasta, spinach and chicken/onion. Add tomatoes, cream cheese and mozza and stir until combined.
  5. Spoon mixture into a slightly greased casserole dish. If yo have leftover mozza, sprinkle some on top if you desire.
  6. Bake covered at 375 for 45 minutes, uncover and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes until top browns to liking.
  7. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 6 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 326Saturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 83mgSodium: 481mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 24g

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59 Comments

  1. Sounds delish! I have been wanting to add more casseroles to my recipe files – can you freeze it?

  2. This sounds and looks good. I might actually be able to get some spinach into my family with this casserole and that is not an easy task!

  3. oh my goodness this looks so yummy!! i love pasta so im always looking for new dishes to try!! thank you so much for the recipe

  4. Sounds delicious! There’s nothing better than a casserole night!

    Thanks for the recipe!

  5. spinach adds a ton of nutrition to a dish so this would be an easy but awesome recipe to try.

  6. I love casseroles and spinach is so healthy…I love spinach! This recipe is a keeper…I had been looking for an easy recipe for dinner this week – thank you!

  7. I am always looking for things to try out on my picky eaters. This is one that I know they would eat because they love casseroles. Thanks for this recipe, I am adding it to my collection!!

  8. I love the ease of your recipes. And you don’t sacrifice taste either. Thanks for sharing another great recipe.

    ps. When I read your recipes I am amazed that your kids eat cooked spinach. I have one kid that will eat anything and another picky, picky eater. lol.

  9. looks delish I do make a few casseroles this one will be added to my recipes.

  10. This dish looks delicious and I know my family would love it as it contains pasta and cheese. I love that it contains spinach and would maybe even add some chopped broccoli to up the veggie content.

  11. Omg this is so easy and looks so good!!!! Always looking for new recipes like this that don’t take a million ingredients and this one uses some of my favorite ingredients – chicken, cheese, noodles, onion. Thanks for sharing, I am going to have to try this!!! Saving it for sure!

  12. Casseroles are such comfort food for me. Anything with spinach and cheese is usually a hit with me too.

  13. This looks really really good! Thanks for sharing — I’m sure it will be a hit in my house too!!

  14. My eyes just played a trick on me — I thought this recipe asked for boneless spinach! Thanks for this recipe, looks ideal for preparing ahead.

  15. Oh, this looks delish! I bet it would go amazing with a caesar salad or greek….yummy! I will have to try it thank you so much for sharing.

  16. Ohhhhhh this looks SOOOO yummy!!! I think I will be adding it to my meal plan for next week!!!

  17. Looks and sounds delicious! 🙂 Maybe I should make that one day at home 🙂 Sounds really italian and looks tasty 🙂

  18. This looks DIVINE and something my family would just love. Thanks for sharing i have all the ingredients here and will be making it tomorrow. 🙂

  19. I made this last night and it’s absolutely delicious! So very easy to put together too, which was good because I didn’t really feel like cooking but needed to get something on the table.
    I didn’t have flavored cream cheese, only plain. I used mini farfalle pasta since that was all I had in the cabinets. Also I used the Italian blend shredded cheese, with a little extra on top. It fit nicely into a 2qt casserole dish.
    This is so flavorful! It is definitely going into rotation at our house. Thank you so very much for sharing!
    🙂

  20. Oh wow, what a great easy recipe. I am definitely gonna try this out this week. Thanks~

  21. Great nutritious casserole with our favorite ingredients! I love making dinner in the morning or the night before so 4 pm isn’t so chaotic at home.

  22. This looks and sounds awesome and I’m totally going to make it soon. One question though, how much does this make? I need to know if this will be enough for my family of 6 or if I need to double it.

  23. II love casserole and this one is not only delicious looking but very colorful too.I love that it has spinach, tomatoes and cheese in it.It just doesn’t get any better than that.Thanks for posting this.

  24. This dish looks really delicious, I love the ingredients and looking forward to trying it!

  25. I like that this recipe has some healthy ingredients and it looks and sounds delicious.

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