Chicken Cannelloni with Red Bell Pepper Sauce

Chicken Cannelloni With Red Bell Pepper Sauce

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Cindy Crane

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@twister47

This recipe is outstanding and men especially seem to enjoy it. Its a bit of work, but worth it.
Be sure and make the sauce...don't use store bought marinara.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

Ingredients

  • 1-8 oz
    pkg cannelloni or manicotti shells
  • 4 c
    finely chopped cooked chicken
  • 2-8 oz
    containers chive and onion cream cheese
  • 1-10 oz
    frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1 c
    mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 c
    italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp
    seasoned pepper
  • 3/4 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 2-7 oz
    jars roasted red bell peppers, drained
  • 1-16 oz
    jar creamy alfredo sauce
  • 1-3 oz
    shredded parmesan cheese

How to Make Chicken Cannelloni with Red Bell Pepper Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
    Stir together chicken and next six ingredients.
    Cut pasta shells lengthwise through 1 side. Spoon about 1/2 cup of the chicken mixture into each shell, gently pressing cut sides together.
  2. Place cut sides down, in a lightly greased 13x9 baking dish and pour Roasted Red Pepper Sauce evenly over shells. Bake Uncovered at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  3. Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce:
    Combine the jars or red bell peppers that have been drained with the Alfredo sauce and the Parmesan cheese in a blender until smooth. Yields 3 1/2 cups of sauce.

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About Chicken Cannelloni with Red Bell Pepper Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian



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