Alfredo Tornado Casserole

Kimberly Kolligs

By
@Kimk105

I created this recipe for a recipe contest. I didn't win, but I'm still pretty proud of the recipe. It's delicious! Comfort food at it finest. Give it a try, I'm open to suggestions. :-)


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Alfredo sauce is always great, but with the addition of bacon and the spices this kicked it up a few notches. The addition of veggies make this a wonderful meal. A great recipe for a potluck dinner or to serve on a cool fall/winter evening.

Ingredients

8 oz
cream cheese
3 Tbsp
sour cream
9 oz
whipping cream
1 c
shredded parmesan
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
6 Tbsp
butter, divided
1/4 c
sun dried tomatoes, diced
1
medium onion, sliced
4 oz
fresh mushrooms, coarsely chopped
2
strips bacon, cooked
2 c
frozen peas, thawed
2 c
chicken, cooked and chopped
8 oz
egg noodles, cooked
olive oil

TOPPING

1/3 c
bread crumbs
3 Tbsp
parsley, chopped
3 Tbsp
melted butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400°.
In medium bowl blend cream cheese, sour cream, and 1 oz whipping cream.
2
While the noodles and bacon are cooking make the Alfredo sauce; melt 4 T butter in a large deep skillet over medium heat. Add cream cheese mixture. Stir until melted and smooth. Add 8 oz whipping cream and shredded Parmesan stirring until the cheese has melted. Add nutmeg, bacon, and garlic powder. Transfer to a bowl and keep warm.
3
Melt remaining butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sliced onions and cook until browned, stirring occasionally. Add mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes. Heat just until mushrooms start to sweat, stirring occasionally.
4
Gently combine onion mixture, peas, chicken, and noodles with Alfredo sauce. Pour mixture into greased 9x13” baking dish.
Mix melted butter, breadcrumbs & parsley for topping and sprinkle on top. Bake 10 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Allow to stand 5 minutes. Serve.
**Reheats well

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Collection: Casserole Crazy