Chicken & Macaroni Alfredo Casserole

Era Stevens

By
@eravsl

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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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min

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

Step-By-Step

1Pre-Heat the oven at 350 degrees.
2Boil 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.
3Put 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.
4Tip:
* Add more sauce for a richer dish.
* You may also substitute any veggie for sweet peas.
* Season to your taste.
5Stir 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.
6Bake uncovered for 20-30 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and slightly brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta, Casseroles
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Casserole, #peas