Chicken Cannelloni With Red Bell Pepper Sauce Recipe

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Chicken Cannelloni with Red Bell Pepper Sauce

Cindy Crane


This recipe is outstanding and men especially seem to enjoy it. Its a bit of work, but worth it.
Be sure and make the sauce...don't use store bought marinara.

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1 Hr


30 Min




1-8 oz
pkg cannelloni or manicotti shells
4 c
finely chopped cooked chicken
2-8 oz
containers chive and onion cream cheese
1-10 oz
frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
1 c
mozzarella cheese
1/2 c
italian seasoned breadcrumbs
1 tsp
seasoned pepper
3/4 tsp
garlic salt
2-7 oz
jars roasted red bell peppers, drained
1-16 oz
jar creamy alfredo sauce
1-3 oz
shredded parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
Stir together chicken and next six ingredients.
Cut pasta shells lengthwise through 1 side. Spoon about 1/2 cup of the chicken mixture into each shell, gently pressing cut sides together.
Place cut sides down, in a lightly greased 13x9 baking dish and pour Roasted Red Pepper Sauce evenly over shells. Bake Uncovered at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce:
Combine the jars or red bell peppers that have been drained with the Alfredo sauce and the Parmesan cheese in a blender until smooth. Yields 3 1/2 cups of sauce.

About this Recipe

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