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chicken parmesan baked ziti

Chicken Parmesan Baked Ziti

Get ready for your new go-to pasta bake that everyone in the family will love. My recipe for chicken parmesan baked ziti is a great way to use up leftover cooked chicken.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Katie


  • 4 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 box ziti
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 2 cups cooked chicken diced
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • 6 basil leaves chiffonade


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Cook ziti in a large pot of salted boiling water for 10 minutes. Drain and set to the side.
  • In a large 9 x 12 baking dish, lightly coat with olive oil cooking spray. Pour 1 cup marinara sauce in the baking dish. Then pour in the drained pasta along with 2 cups of sauce, all the chicken, and ½ cup of the mozzarella cheese.  Mix well and then top with remaining mozzarella and grated Parmesan cheese. Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken parmesan baked ziti from the oven. Top with basil chiffonade. Add additional marinara sauce if desired and enjoy immediately.