Chicken and Spinach Pasta Bake


  • 2 cups spiral pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 500g passata (tomato pasta sauce)
  • 1 BBQ chicken, shredded
  • 100g baby spinach leaves, roughly chopped
  • 2 cups tasty cheese, grated
  • Salt and pepper, to season


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C, fan forced.
  2. Cook pasta following packet directions, drain and return to saucepan.
  3. In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Add garlic and onion and stir for 3 minutes or until tender.
  5. Add onion mixture, passata, chicken, spinach and 3/4 cup cheese to hot pasta. Stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Spoon pasta mixture into a 12-cup (3L) ovenproof dish.
  7. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  8. Bake pasta bake in oven for 20-30 minutes or until golden. Serve.


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