Baked Carolina



I love this recipe! Decided to use what I had at the house today, because I am snowed in! A very hearty comfort food! Its also very versatile! you can use penne and different cheeses. or turkey instead of chicken!


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  • 1 large
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, cubed
  • 1/2 medium
    yellow onion, diced
  • 1/4 large
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 jar(s)
    favorite marinara sauce
  • 2 c
    cheddar or mozzarella shredded cheese
  • 2 c
    elbow macaroni, cooked until almost done
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Baked Carolina


  1. First I cooked the macaroni, until it was 2/3 of the way done. Drained and put back into pot.
  2. Then I cooked cooked the chicken pieces, onion, green bell pepper, and garlic in oil and a small skillet. Seasoned with Italian seasonings and salt and pepper.
  3. Once the chicken is cooked thoroughly, pour the chicken and vegetables into the macaroni pot. Stir in marinara and 1 cup of cheese. Once blended, pour into greased 9x12 casserole dish. Top with cheese and bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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About Baked Carolina

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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