Cheesiest Chicken Alfredo Bake

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

This most delicious Chicken Alfedo..it is the one I turn to when I have extra time. The delicious, cheesy homemade sauce is out of this world delicious.

My family is in heaven when they know I'm making this. Pair with a nice tossed salad, and garlic bread..and you will be in Alfredo heaven.

I hope you try it and see what I mean...Yummo!!!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3
boneless, skinless chicken breasts..pound out to even thickness
1/4 tsp
thyme, dried
1/4 tsp
rosemary, dried
1/4 tsp
poultry seasoning
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
onion powder
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
9 oz
frozen baby broccoli flourets, thawed
8 oz
sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2 c
finely diced, red onion
12 oz
bowtie pasta, or whatever you have
oil, for browning meat and mushrooms

ALFREDO SAUCE

1 stick
butter
3 1/2 c
heavy cream, reserve the 1/2 cup
3 1/2 c
shredded mozzarella, divided
3/4 c
grated parmesan
1/4 tsp
pepper, i use fresh ground
2 clove
garlic, minced
pinch
nutmeg
paprika

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Gather Ingredients, chop veggies.
2
Mix the six seasonings in a small dish.
3
Pound out chicken to even thickness.
4
Season both sides of the chicken.
5
In a heavy skillet,( I use my cast iron )brown meat in olive oil or vegetable oil; and cook through until juices run clear.
6
Set aside to cool. Then, slice into even pieces.

Note: When I make this in the summer, I grill the chicken.
7
In a medium skillet, brown the mushroom and diced red onions until tender. Set aside.
8
The noodles can be cooked now, according to package directions, drain. Then I toss them in some olive oil, cover and set aside.
9
Preheat oven to 350 degree. Grease a 13 x 9 baking pan with cooking spray.

Make the Alfredo sauce:

Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the garlic, 3 cups of cream, pepper and bring the mixture to a simmer.
10
Add parmesan cheese and simmer the sauce for 8-10 minutes or until the sauce has thickened and become smooth.
11
Stir in the 2 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese and simmer until smooth. Add nutmeg and stir.
12
In a large bowl combine chicken, cooked pasta, broccoli, mushrooms, 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese. Stir in alfredo sauce and remaining 1/2 cup cream.
13
Pour the mixture into prepared pan. Sprinkle the top of casserole with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella and paprika; bake 30 to 40 minutes.
14
Enjoy!!! It really is delicious

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian