Cavatapi with Chicken Ragu, Mozzarella and Basil

Cavatapi with Chicken Ragu, Mozzarella and Basil


"A delicious chicken sauce, with fresh basil and Sargento Shredded Reduced Sodium Mozzarella makes for a new take on pasta night."


25 m servings 520 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 520 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.9g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 44.9 g
  • 90%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 690 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; saute 3 minutes. Add chicken; saute until chicken is no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Add pasta sauce; simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Drain pasta; transfer to four shallow bowls. Top with chicken ragu, cheese and basil.


  • Helpful Tips: Pasta sauce brands vary in sodium content. Our nutrition information is based on Classico.
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  1. 15 Ratings


This was easy, different, and really tasty. I live in Italy and so it is difficult to come across a new pasta dish that we haven't already tried. I think I will try this one out on some Italia...

This was quick, easy, and tasty. You can't go wrong with the simplicity of this recipe. We are very busy with the kids' activities so I am always looking for something to "whip up".

Certainly easy and edible, but not much flavor. I was disappointed in the lack of spice in the sauce (used Classico's brand) and should have added some crushed red pepper as it simmered. Could...

Was very simple to make, it only took me 30 minutes to prepare. My daughter, a picky eater, gobbled it right down and my husband told me it tasted excellent, like something you would eat in a r...

Really easy to make and it was delicious.

Made this without the onions for family's preference, added diced tomatoes instead. Couldn't find cavatapi noodles at my store, so I used hidden veggie twisted noodles, and the dish was great. M...

made this with my garden tomato sauce. Holy WOW it is good.

This is simple and delicious!!!! You cant go wrong making this dish, and you can tweek it with your own preferred spices, and ingredients. This recipe is a keeper!!

This was great, easy and good. My husband loves cheese but thought that the cheese was not needed.