Baked Chicken, Bacon and Macaroni Casserole

Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

An old friend shared this recipe with me, and I just came across it and made it for dinner last night.
My family loved it, and told me not to forget about it again. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

Photos are my own.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

8 oz
farfalle pasta (bow-ties)
1 box
10 oz frozen peas
6 slice
bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 large
sweet onion chopped (about 1 cup)
8 oz
fresh mushrooms (I used sliced baby portabella)
2 c
shredded chicken (I used rotisserie)
2
15 oz jars Alfredo sauce
1 c
Parmesan cheese, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Spray a 13x9 glass baking dish with cooking spray.
2
Cook pasta according to pkg. directions.
Add frozen peas to pasta water during last 3 minutes of cooking time. Drain pasta and peas and return to saucepan.
3
In a large skillet cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Cook onions and mushrooms in bacon drippings until tender, about 5 minutes.
4
In a large bowl, combine pasta and peas, mushroom mixture, chicken, and Alfredo sauce until well blended. Add 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, and spread mixture in baking dish.
5
Sprinkle crumbled bacon and remaining 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese over casserole, and bake for 20 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.

Serve with a nice green salad and enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids