Three Cheese Chicken Penne

Submitted by Kendll Doetsch
It looks perfect for a cold winter weekend meal.

8 oz uncooked penne pasta 1 tsp olive oil
Vegetable cooking spray
8 oz sliced fresh mushrooms 1 small onion chopped
1 small red bell pepper chopped 3 cups chopped fresh spinach
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 tsp dried oregano
1⁄4 tsp pepper
16 oz cottage cheese
2 cups shredded roasted chicken
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (divided)
1⁄2 cup grated parmesan cheese (divided)
1⁄2 cup milk

  • Cook pasta according to directions on box and drain
  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add onion, mushrooms and bell pepper. Sauté 4 minutes till tender.
  • Add spinach, oregano and pepper.
  • Sauté 3 minutes till spinach is wilted.
  • Place cottage cheese in a food processor and process until smooth. In a large bowl combine cottage cheese, spinach mixture,
  • cooked pasta, chicken, 3⁄4 cup cheddar cheese, 1⁄4 cup parmesan cheese, milk and soup. Blend well.
  • Spoon mixture into a 9 X 13 baking dish coated in cooking spray. Sprinkle top with remaining cheddar and parmesan cheese.
  • Bake at 425 for 25 minutes

Maggie’s Crock Pot Mac and Cheese


We are beginning to receive recipes already! Thank you, thank you, thank you.

If you have typed them out, and have e-mail we’d love to have you attach that document to an e-mail and send it to If they come to us that way we don’t have to retype them. Or bring them to us on a disk or flash drive. HOWEVER if you just want to photocopy them we do have several people who have volunteered to TYPE (We have to type all the old recipes into electronic format anyway.


Here’s one from Kendal Doetsch: (Who’s Maggie?)

1 (7-oz) pkg. macaroni cooked “al dente” and drained 1 (12 oz) can evaporated milk
1 stick margarine melted
3 eggs beaten
3 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese Salt and pepper to taste

Mix milk, eggs and margarine together. Add salt and pepper. Add macaroni and 2 cups cheese. Stir well. Pour into crock pot and sprinkle remaining cheese over top. Cover and cook on low for 3 hours. Do not lift lid till ready to serve.