Chicken & Macaroni Alfredo Casserole

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Serves: 6-10
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Ingredients

leftover or cooked chicken (chopped or shredded)
16 oz elbow macaroni
1 jar(s) alfredo sauce (light)
1 pkg steamable petite sweet peas
1 Tbsp minced garlic
onion powder (to your taste)
salt & pepper (to your taste)
TOPPING
8 oz shredded mozzarella cheese (low fat)
1/4 c grated parmesan cheese
1 pinch dry parsley

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Era Stevens Recipe
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Pflugerville, TX (pop. 46,936)
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Member Since Feb 2012
Era's notes for this recipe:
I love this recipe! It is very fast and simple, and I am able to re-purpose the leftovers from the day before. And the best thing about it is my 2 teenagers get their veggies and don't complain!
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Directions

1
Pre-Heat the oven at 350 degrees.
2
Boil Macaroni in lightly salted water. Chop or shred Chicken & steam the Sweet Peas in the microwave while the Macaroni is cooking. Drain the Macaroni and set aside.
3
Put the Alfredo Sauce, chicken, sweet peas, minced garlic, onion powder, and salt & pepper in a large pot and allow it to simmer for about 10 minutes.
4
Tip:
* Add more sauce for a richer dish.
* You may also substitute any veggie for sweet peas.
* Season to your taste.
5
Stir the Macaroni into the Sauce mixture until all are coated. Pour it into a Casserole dish. Top with the Mozzarella Cheese and sprinkle the Parmesan cheese(optional) and the Dry Parsley.
6
Bake uncovered for 20-30 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and slightly brown.

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