Baked Chicken, Bacon and Macaroni Casserole

10
Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

An old friend shared this recipe with me, and I just came across it and made it for dinner last night.
My family loved it, and told me not to forget about it again. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

Photos are my own.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

8 oz
farfalle pasta (bow-ties)
1 box
10 oz frozen peas
6 slice
bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 large
sweet onion chopped (about 1 cup)
8 oz
fresh mushrooms (I used sliced baby portabella)
2 c
shredded chicken (I used rotisserie)
2
15 oz jars Alfredo sauce
1 c
Parmesan cheese, divided

How to Make Baked Chicken, Bacon and Macaroni Casserole

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 350 degrees.
    Spray a 13x9 glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2Cook pasta according to pkg. directions.
    Add frozen peas to pasta water during last 3 minutes of cooking time. Drain pasta and peas and return to saucepan.
  • 3In a large skillet cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Cook onions and mushrooms in bacon drippings until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • 4In a large bowl, combine pasta and peas, mushroom mixture, chicken, and Alfredo sauce until well blended. Add 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, and spread mixture in baking dish.
  • 5Sprinkle crumbled bacon and remaining 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese over casserole, and bake for 20 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.

    Serve with a nice green salad and enjoy!!

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About Baked Chicken, Bacon and Macaroni Casserole

Course/Dish: Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids