Ready to get rave reviews for your next dinner? Make this Chicken Parmesan Ziti that the whole family will love!
Ingredients• 12 ounces penne ziti • 2 cups shredded, cooked chicken (about 2 small chicken breasts) • 1 (25-ounce) jar pasta sauce • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese • 1/4 cup packed fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Cook the pasta al dente in a large stockpot of salted boiling water according to the package instructions. Drain.
Return the pasta to the stockpot and add the chicken and tomato sauce. Gently toss to combine until the pasta is evenly coated.
Pour half of the pasta into a greased 11×7-inch or 9×13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with 1 cup of mozzarella cheese, half of the Parmesan cheese, and half of the basil. Layer the remaining half of the pasta evenly on top. Sprinkle evenly with the remaining 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until the cheese is melted and just barely starts to turn golden.
Remove it from the oven, sprinkle it immediately with the remaining Parmesan cheese and fresh basil, and serve it warm.