Cheap Chicken casserole for two

Stormy Stewart


I wanted a spinach dish and was trying to find something to go with it and still uses the chicken patties I had gotten out of the freezer this is it. And we really liked it, always a plus.

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10 Min


20 Min


fully cooked frozen chicken patties (defrosted)
1 bunch
of asparagus minus the top third (use somewhere else )
1 c
small elbow mac (uncooked)
1/4 c
onion, chopped
1 clove
garlic, diced
2/3 c
mozerella cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

Take the asparagus and chop off the top third to use another night or as a side. Then with the bottom part start from the top and cut them in 2/3's of an inch pieces until the knife hits the stringy part and discard the rest. Continue with the rest of them. Place in a small sauce pan and Turn on high until it boils and turn off heat and let sit 15 minutes while doing the rest of the stuff
Cook noodles drain, add pesto sauce stirring well and set aside.
Cut each chicken patty into bite sized chunks.I did 4 slices and cut them into thirds, making 12 bite sized pieces each, 24 in all. Cook chicken in a pan by it's self and fry until nicely crispy. set on simmer while doing the rest. Turning as needed.
Chop onions and garlic and place in a sauce pan in a saucepan and cook on medium until onions are cooked.
Take out and drain the cooked asparagus and add to the onion mix in the pan. Add the noodles in pesto sauce and mix well on low heat until all is hot again and add chicken and mix well.
top with cheese and either place under broiler or mic 1 minute until cheese melts. Serve
We served it with a spinach side dish.

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About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Casseroles
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy