Creamy Chicken Rigatoni Bake

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By
@1lovetocook1x

This is dinner tonight...something I threw together...I suspect the family will want garlic bread and a salad with it..but any good crusty bread would be good with this, and maybe a veggie..

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

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8 oz
rigatoni pasta, cooked
1/2 c
chopped celery
1/2 c
onions, diced
1/3 c
butter
1/3 c
flour
2 Tbsp
instant chicken bouillon granules
1 1/2 c
sharp cheddar cheese
3 c
chicken, cooked and cubed
4 1/2 c
milk
1/2 c
diced red bell pepper

TOPPING

1
sleeve of ritz crackers, crushed
1/2 stick
butter ,melted
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 c
shredded parmesan

How to Make Creamy Chicken Rigatoni Bake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook pasta according to package directions.

    Preheat oven to 350.
  • 2In large skillet, over medium heat, cook celery,red bell pepper and onion in margarine until tender.

    Stir in flour and boullion. . Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.

    Remove from heat. Add cheese; stir until melted.
  • 3Stir in the pasta and chicken.
  • 4Spoon into a greased 9x13 baking dish.

    Melt the 1/2 cup of butter and add to the crushed ritz crumbs, then add cheese and garlic powder, mix well and evenly coat the top of casserole


    Cover. Bake 30 - 40 minutes remove the cover, and continue baking another 5 min or till golden brown...I used a deep dish pie plate for presentation..so it may not take as long to bake using a 9x13 pan.

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