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Chicken Alfredo pasta bake in a white casserole dish.

Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake


  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 8-10 1x

Description

This creamy chicken Alfredo pasta bake is a comforting fall casserole with three kinds of cheese and lots of melty cheese strings.


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 16 oz. penne/ziti/rigatoni pasta
  • 2 cups Alfredo sauce
  • 8 oz. sour cream
  • 3 cups poached/grilled/rotisserie chicken, cubed
  • 15 oz. ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta till just before al dente.
  2. Drain and rinse pasta under cold water to stop the cooking process.
  3. If you’re making Alfredo sauce from scratch, see notes.
  4. Mix pasta with Alfredo sauce, sour cream and chicken.
  5. Combine ricotta, garlic, eggs, Parmesan and parsley and mix thoroughly.
  6. Season the pasta mix with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Add the ricotta mixture to the pasta and stir to combine.
  8. Top with a thick layer of mozzarella cheese.
  9. Bake in a 9×13 casserole dish at 350°F for 30 minutes or until bubbly.
  10. Broil at 450°F for 2-3 minutes or until the cheese starts to brown.
  11. Dish and serve hot.
  12. Enjoy!

Notes

Homemade Alfredo sauce (2 cups):
INGREDIENTS:
8 tablespoons butter
1 cup heavy cream
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cups Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
INSTRUCTIONS:
Over medium-low heat, melt the butter and pour in the heavy cream. Stir to combine
Season with salt and pepper to taste
Add the Parmesan cheese in portions and stir to mix

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
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