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Buffalo Chicken Baked Ziti


  • Author: Jenna
  • Yield: 8 1x
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Ingredients

  • 5 cups of penne noodles 
  • 2 tablespoons of light butter
  • 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups of low-fat milk
  • 6 oz of fat-free cream cheese, room temperature 
  • 1/4 cup Franks Original Buffalo Wing Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of ranch seasoning (dry) 
  • 4 oz of Rotisserie Chicken
  • chives for garnish
  • 1/2 cup of low-fat Colby jack cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente. Drain and return to pot.
  2. Make the sauce: In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add flour and whisk to combine. Cook 1 minute. Next, add milk and whisk until combined and no clumps remain. Simmer until thickened, 2 minutes.
  3. Add cream cheese and break up with a wooden spoon until melted and combined. Add Frank’s and ranch seasoning and stir until combined.
  4. Add chicken, chives, and cooked ziti to skillet and stir until pasta is completely coated. Top with a layer of Colby jack cheese and bake until melted and golden, 15 minutes.
  5. Garnish with chives and serve.
  6. Makes 8 servings, serving size: 1 cup.

Notes

myWW Blue 8; Green 8; Purple 3 (using whole wheat penne)

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Oven

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/8th of the dish
  • Calories: 297
  • Sugar: 7
  • Fat: 4
  • Saturated Fat: 1
  • Carbohydrates: 43
  • Protein: 22

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