Kat's Chicken Manicotti with Cheese Sauce

1
Kathy Griffin

By
@bamagirl125

This dish is so easy and so yummy, creamy and cheesy, yumm

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1
    rotisserie chicken, deboned ( or bake your own)
  • 1 pkg
    manicotti shells
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 4
    roma tomatoes( seeded and diced)
  • 3 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh, chopped ( optional)
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • CHEESE SAUCE

  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 2 c
    heavy cream
  • 2 c
    grated mozzarella or fontina cheese
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg

How to Make Kat's Chicken Manicotti with Cheese Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. De-bone chicken, place in medium mixing bowl, set aside. In a small saute pan, heat oil and add onions, cook until almost tender, add garlic and saute a few more minutes, add to chicken. Add cilantro(optional)tomatoes, sour cream, mix well. Salt & pepper to taste.
  2. Boil manicotti shells until almost done, (salt water well)drain and let cool. Stuff with chicken mix and place in baking dish (9x13)
  3. Cheese Sauce: In a sauce pan add the butter and flour, stir until combined well, slowly whisk in cream and cook over low-medium heat for 5-8 minutes letting it thicken some, add nutmeg and cheese, stir to melt cheese. Pour over manicotti shells, place in preheated over and bake for 30 minutes. Serve with garlic bread and green salad

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About Kat's Chicken Manicotti with Cheese Sauce

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




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