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Cheesy Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake

Get ready to be cheesin' from ear to ear with this Cheesy Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake - loaded with gooey cheese, al dente pasta, and tender chicken, this dish is pure comfort in a bowl.

August 14, 2023
98% would make again
Total Time

50 minutes

50 min

Prep Time

15 minutes

15 min

Cook Time

35 minutes

35 min

Cheesy Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake
Total Time

50 minutes

50 min

Prep Time

15 minutes

15 min

Cook Time

35 minutes

35 min

Ingredients

for 6 servings

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 chicken breasts, cubed
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth (600 mL)
  • 2 ½ cups heavy cream (600 mL)
  • ½ lb penne pasta (200 g), uncooked
  • 2 cups parmesan cheese (220 g)
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese (200 g)
  • 1 handful fresh parsley, chopped

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 1136
  • Fat 78g
  • Carbs 29g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 93g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. In a pot, heat oil and add chicken.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Add garlic, then brown the chicken.
  4. Add broth, heavy cream, and pasta, and bring to a boil.
  5. Cover and reduce the heat to a simmer for 15-20 min.
  6. Turn off heat and stir in 1 ½ cups (165 grams) of parmesan cheese.
  7. Pour half of the pasta into a greased 11×7 inch or 9×13 inch (28x18 cm or 33x23 cm) baking dish.
  8. Sprinkle evenly with 1 cup (115 grams) of mozzarella cheese.
  9. Layer the remaining half of the pasta evenly on top. Sprinkle evenly with 1 cup of mozzarella (115 grams) and ½ cup (55 grams) of parmesan.
  10. Broil 10 - 15 minutes, or until the cheese is golden brown. Remove and sprinkle with fresh parsley.
  11. Enjoy!
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Cheesy Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake