CHICKEN CORDON BLEU PASTA CASSEROLE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Originally from Taste of Home Magazine, this recipe needed some changing to my personal taste. I have added and subtracted but it is still the same basic dish--mmm, good!
Photo: tasteofhome.com


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Serves:

6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 c
uncooked macaroni or pasta of your choice
2 c
heavy cream
8 oz
cream cheese, softened and cubed
2 c
shredded swiss cheese, divided
2 tsp
butter
1/4 c
onion, chopped
2 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
2 c
cooked chicken breast, cubed
3/4 c
cooked bacon, crumbled
3/4 c
cooked ham, cubed
3 Tbsp
panko bread crumbs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook macaroni according to package directions to al dente; drain.
2
In a large saucepan, melt 2 tsp. butter over medium heat; add onion and garlic. Saute and stir for 2-3 minutes. Add the cream and the cream cheese, stirring until smooth. Add salt, pepper and 1 cup swiss cheese. Stir until blended.
3
In a large bowl, mix together the chicken, bacon, ham and pasta. Add the sauce and toss to coat.
4
Pour mixture into a greased 9x13" baking dish. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and bread crumbs. Bake, uncovered, in a preheated 350-degree oven for about 20 minutes or until heated through and bubbly. Serve with a green salad and crusty bread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: French
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #cheese, #macaroni