Whip up Grilled Chicken Marinara with Cheesy Rotini for a comforting dinner entrée. This Italian-inspired chicken & pasta dish is one the family will love!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1/2 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Italian* Three Cheese Blend
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
6 KRAFT 2% Milk Swiss Singles, divided
4 cups tri-colored rotini pasta, uncooked
3 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (3/4 lb.), pounded to 1/2-inch thickness
3 boneless skinless chicken thigh s (3/4 lb.), pounded to 1/2-inch thickness
1 jar (24 oz.) CLASSICO Fire Roasted Tomato & Garlic Pasta Sauce, divided
1 roasted red pepper, cut into strips
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
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* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.
Let's Make It
Heat grill to medium heat.
Combine shredded cheese and crushed red pepper. Cut three 2% Milk Singles in half. Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, grill chicken 5 min. on each side or until done. Top each chicken piece with 1 Tbsp. pasta sauce, about 1-1/2 Tbsp. of the shredded cheese mixture and 1 Singles piece; grill 1 min. or until cheeses are melted. Remove from grill; cover to keep warm.
Drain pasta; return to pan. Stir in remaining pasta sauce and Singles; cook and stir 3 min. or until sauce is heated through and Singles are melted.
Spoon pasta mixture onto platter; top with chicken, roasted peppers and basil.
Prepare using penne pasta.
Substitute your favorite CLASSICO Pasta Sauce for the CLASSICO Fire Roasted Tomato & Garlic Pasta Sauce.
Add 1 to 2 tsp. crushed red pepper to the drained cooked pasta with the remaining pasta sauce and Singles for a spicier dish.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 54g
Dietary Fibers 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.