Mix 1/3 cup cheese, dressing mix and garlic powder. Moisten chicken with water; coat evenly with cheese mixture. Place in single layer in shallow pan sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 20 to 25 min. or until chicken is done (165°F).
Meanwhile, cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package; drain and set aside. Add sauce to saucepan; cook on medium-low heat 5 to 6 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Reserve 3/4 cup sauce. Add pasta to remaining sauce; mix lightly.
Spoon pasta mixture onto 6 plates; top with chicken, reserved sauce, basil and remaining cheese.
For a golden appearance, after chicken is cooked through set oven to Broil. Place pan of chicken 6 inches from heat source. Broil 2 to 4 min. or until chicken is golden brown.
Keeping it Safe
Place frozen chicken under cold running water to thaw. Be sure to use cold water and keep the chicken in its original wrap or place in water-tight resealable plastic bag while thawing it. Also, be careful not to cross-contaminate other food products, work surfaces or utensils with the dripping water.
This low-calorie low-fat meal can be part of a healthful eating plan.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 59g
Dietary Fiber 9g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 6 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.