Chicken Spinach and Artichoke Mac and Cheese

Chicken Spinach And Artichoke Mac And Cheese Recipe

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Marvin Beachler

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@mbeachler

This is a crowd pleaser. Cheese, chicken, artichokes, spinach and pasta, the combination is comfort food at its best!

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    chicken, cooked
  • 16 oz
    pasta of choice
  • 3 c
    cheese, i use 1 cup each fontina, irish white cheddar and gruyer
  • 1 bag(s)
    spinach, blanched
  • 1 can(s)
    artichoke hearts, 14 oz.
  • 3 c
    whole milk
  • 6 oz
    butter
  • 1/3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried mustard
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • ·
    salt and white pepper, to taste
  • TOPPING

  • 1 1/2 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 6 oz
    butter, softend

How to Make Chicken Spinach and Artichoke Mac and Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Heat butter in a large sized skillet until melted.
  3. Add flour, dried mustard and nutmeg, whisking constantly until the rue is light brown (not tan colored but, brown) about three to four minutes.
  4. Add milk, 1/2 cup at a time, until the mixture is smooth and starting to thicken.
  5. When all of the milk is absorbed add the cheese and continue whisking until the mixture is again smooth, about two minutes.
  6. Place all ingredients, except topping, into a large bowl and gently mix until all ingredients are evenly distributed.
  7. Spray a 9x12 oven proof dish with Pam.
  8. Pour mixture into the prepared pan and smooth the top as best as you can.
  9. Mix the ingredient for the topping and distribute evenly over the mac and cheese, covering any exposed macaroni.
  10. Place in the preheated oven, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until browned.

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About Chicken Spinach and Artichoke Mac and Cheese

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids




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