Cheesy Chicken Pasta Bake

Cheesy Chicken Pasta Bake

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Cheesy chicken goodness.


Ingredients:

  • 1 pound pasta, cooked, drained (Fusilli or Fettuccine work well)
  • 9 tbsps butter
  • 4 ½ tbsps flour
  • 14 ½ ozs (1 can) chicken broth
  • ½ cup half-and-half
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 cup grated Mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup grated white cheddar cheese
  • 10 ozs cooked chicken breast, sliced or cubed, (grilled chicken tastes best)
  • additional Parmesan cheese for topping

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350 F. Spray baking dish, square 9x9 or oval dish, with cooking spray.
  2. Cook pasta as directed and drain.
  3. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in broth. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; reduce heat to low. Stir in white cheddar cheese, Mozzarella, Parmesan and half-and-half. Allow all cheese to melt and melt together while continuously stirring.
  4. Once completely mixed together and cheese is melted, stir in chicken.
  5. Add pasta to chicken mixture; toss gently to mix well. Spoon into baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
  6. Bake uncovered about 15-25 minutes or until hot in the center.