Creamy Pesto-Chicken Casserole

Turn store-bought pesto, pasta sauce and grilled chicken breast strips into a comforting casserole.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked radiatore (nugget) pasta (6 ounces)
1/2
cup chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7-ounce jar)
1/3
cup basil pesto
1/4
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1
container (10 ounces) refrigerated reduced-fat Alfredo sauce
2
packages (6 ounces each) refrigerated grilled chicken breast strips, chopped
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (1 ounce)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°. Spray square baking dish, 8x8x2 inches, with cooking spray.
  • 2 Cook pasta 9 minutes as directed on package. Return to saucepan. Stir in remaining ingredients except cheese. Spoon into baking dish.
  • 3 Cover with aluminum foil and bake 35 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    520
    (
    Calories from Fat
    235),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    110mg
    110%;
    Sodium
    720mg
    720%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    43g
    43%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    42g
    42%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    18%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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