Alfredo Tornado Casserole

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Kimberly Kolligs

By
@Kimk105

I created this recipe for a recipe contest. I didn't win, but I'm still pretty proud of the recipe. It's delicious! Comfort food at it finest. Give it a try, I'm open to suggestions. :-)

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Alfredo sauce is always great, but with the addition of bacon and the spices this kicked it up a few notches. The addition of veggies make this a wonderful meal. A great recipe for a potluck dinner or to serve on a cool fall/winter evening. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 3 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • 9 oz
    whipping cream
  • 1 c
    shredded parmesan
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, divided
  • 1/4 c
    sun dried tomatoes, diced
  • 1
    medium onion, sliced
  • 4 oz
    fresh mushrooms, coarsely chopped
  • 2
    strips bacon, cooked
  • 2 c
    frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 c
    chicken, cooked and chopped
  • 8 oz
    egg noodles, cooked
  • ·
    olive oil
  • TOPPING

  • 1/3 c
    bread crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp
    parsley, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    melted butter

How to Make Alfredo Tornado Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
    In medium bowl blend cream cheese, sour cream, and 1 oz whipping cream.
  2. While the noodles and bacon are cooking make the Alfredo sauce; melt 4 T butter in a large deep skillet over medium heat. Add cream cheese mixture. Stir until melted and smooth. Add 8 oz whipping cream and shredded Parmesan stirring until the cheese has melted. Add nutmeg, bacon, and garlic powder. Transfer to a bowl and keep warm.
  3. Melt remaining butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sliced onions and cook until browned, stirring occasionally. Add mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes. Heat just until mushrooms start to sweat, stirring occasionally.
  4. Gently combine onion mixture, peas, chicken, and noodles with Alfredo sauce. Pour mixture into greased 9x13” baking dish.
    Mix melted butter, breadcrumbs & parsley for topping and sprinkle on top. Bake 10 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Allow to stand 5 minutes. Serve.
    **Reheats well

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About Alfredo Tornado Casserole

Course/Dish: Chicken Pasta Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Collection: Casserole Crazy



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