Cheesy Chicken and Shells Bake

Jennifer Bass


I like to do make ahead meals so when I do them, I usually throw in a casserole-type of dish each time. This is yummy and is good reheated.


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15 Min
30 Min


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  • 1 lb
    boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked and cubed
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 10 1/2 oz
    can of cream of chicken soup
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 4 oz
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 oz
    pasta shells, cooked per package directiones
  • 1/8 c
    panko crumbs

How to Make Cheesy Chicken and Shells Bake


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Brown onion in butter. Stir in soup, chicken, milk, and 3/4 cups cheese; heat until cheese melts. Blend sauce with cooked noodles; pour into buttered baking dish. Mix the remaining cheese and bread crumbs and place on top. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until hot.
  2. Freezing Instructions:
    Prepare up to the point of baking – DO NOT BAKE. Place foil on baking dish and write the following instructions: Remove foil. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes (if thawed) or 1 hour (if frozen) or until hot.

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About Cheesy Chicken and Shells Bake

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Casserole, #chicken

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