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Chicken-Bacon Alfredo Penne Casserole

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Leftover chicken and prepared Alfredo sauce are timesavers in assembling this casserole. A fresh green salad or a side of veggies rounds out this meal.

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked penne pasta (about 8 oz)
2
cups cubed cooked chicken
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
2
teaspoons chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
jar (15 oz) Alfredo pasta sauce
1/2
cup milk
1/3
cup coarsely chopped cooked bacon (about 5 slices)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix cooked pasta, chicken, cheese, thyme, Alfredo sauce and milk.
  • 3 Spoon into baking dish; top with bacon. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until hot in center.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix cooked pasta, chicken, cheese, thyme, Alfredo sauce and milk.
  • 3 Spoon into baking dish; top with bacon. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until hot in center.

Expert Tips

Sauce tends to thicken as casserole cools. Best to serve right away.

Don’t have penne pasta? Try rotini or bow-tie as a substitute.

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe
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