Baked Chicken Alfredo Recipe

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Baked Chicken Alfredo

Debbie Sue

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@DSNjustpinchme

This is a wonderful dish, with a nice light Alfredo sauce. I tweaked the original recipe to our liking, and it turned out fantastic!


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Serves:

4

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
dry pasta, any shape you like (bows or penne would be great)
3 c
cooked chicken breast, shredded (i poached 2 medium sized chicken breasts)
alfredo sauce (recipe below)
2 c
mozzarella cheese (i shred my own)

ALFREDO SAUCE

1 Tbsp
light olive oil
4 clove
garlic, pressed
3 Tbsp
flour
1 c
chicken stock
1 c
milk (i used 2%)
1 c
parmesan cheese (i freshly grate my own)
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Grease a 2 quart casserole dish.
2
Cook your pasta of choice according to package directions. Drain well. Return the pasta to the pot, add the shredded chicken and the alfredo sauce. Gently combine together.
3
Pour half of the pasta mixture into prepared casserole dish. Sprinkle with half of the mozzarella cheese. Layer with remaining pasta, then top with remaining mozzarella.
4
Bake for 25 minutes. Cheese will be melted and slightly starting to brown.
5
Serve and enjoy!

Can be topped with additional Parmesan cheese, and or, fresh chopped parsley.
6
MAKING THE ALFREDO SAUCE
7
Heat olive oil over medium heat, add garlic and saute one minute, until fragrant.

Sprinkle with flour and combine. Saute for 1 minute to cook the flour, stirring occasionally.
8
Pour in the chicken broth, whisk until smooth. Then whisk in milk. Bring to a simmer, cook for 1 minute until thickened.

Stir in Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.

When cheese has melted remove from heat and set aside.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: For Kids