Creamy Chicken Rigatoni Bake

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

This is dinner tonight...something I threw together...I suspect the family will want garlic bread and a salad with it..but any good crusty bread would be good with this, and maybe a veggie..


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

8 oz
rigatoni pasta, cooked
1/2 c
chopped celery
1/2 c
onions, diced
1/3 c
butter
1/3 c
flour
2 Tbsp
instant chicken bouillon granules
1 1/2 c
sharp cheddar cheese
3 c
chicken, cooked and cubed
4 1/2 c
milk
1/2 c
diced red bell pepper

TOPPING

1
sleeve of ritz crackers, crushed
1/2 stick
butter ,melted
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 c
shredded parmesan

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook pasta according to package directions.

Preheat oven to 350.
2
In large skillet, over medium heat, cook celery,red bell pepper and onion in margarine until tender.

Stir in flour and boullion. . Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.

Remove from heat. Add cheese; stir until melted.
3
Stir in the pasta and chicken.
4
Spoon into a greased 9x13 baking dish.

Melt the 1/2 cup of butter and add to the crushed ritz crumbs, then add cheese and garlic powder, mix well and evenly coat the top of casserole


Cover. Bake 30 - 40 minutes remove the cover, and continue baking another 5 min or till golden brown...I used a deep dish pie plate for presentation..so it may not take as long to bake using a 9x13 pan.

About this Recipe

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