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Tomato Basil Pasta

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Servings: 3 - 4
  • Course: Main Dish

Make it a one pot meal with this Tomato Basil Pasta recipe cooked in a Reynolds Oven Bag. Simply place all of the ingredients into the bag and cook for a delicious pasta dish!

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  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 pound linguine noodles
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast half, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups baby spinach, packed
  • 10 fresh basil leaves + 2 chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 4 1/2 cups hot water from tap
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 10 to 12 small buffalo mozzarella balls
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Reynolds® Oven Bag


Step 1

PREHEAT the oven to 400°.

Step 2

ADD 1 tablespoon of flour to a Reynolds® Oven Bag and shake. Place the bag in a 13x9x2 inch casserole dish.

Step 3

PLACE the noodles, tomatoes, chicken, baby spinach, 10 basil leaves, and hot water into the Reynolds® Oven Bag and generously season with salt and pepper.

Step 4

CLOSE the bag and seal it with the provided tie.

Step 5

CUT 6 half inch slits in the top of the bag and tuck all of the ends into the pan and bake for 30-35 minutes on 400° or until the noodles reach al dente, or slightly crunchy.

Step 6

REMOVE the pasta from the bag and drain any remaining liquid.

Step 7

ADJUST the seasonings with salt and pepper and garnish with shredded mozzarella, buffalo mozzarella balls and 2 fresh-chopped basil leaves

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