Cheesy Chicken and Shells

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by kclay61

This is a very satisfying recipe. Easy to make. The recipe is for 2-4 servings but is easily doubled or tripled. I have taken this to many family outings and it was always a big hit.

Top Review by BigFatMomma

This was a good, comforting dish. I used a homemade cream of chicken substitute, and bowtie pasta, since it's all I had. I don't know if it was because of the homemade substitute, but it lacked a bit of spice. I will add mushrooms and some more black pepper and possibly some garlic or more onion. I liked the sauce and the pasta, so I will probably make it without the chicken next time, and as a side dish as just the pasta. Very good! Thanks for a great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine the flour and water until smooth. Gradually stir in broth.
  2. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; add the soup, cheese and seasonings. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  3. Drain pasta; place in a bowl. Stir in soup mixture and chicken. Transfer to a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Toss bread crumbs and butter; sprinkle over the top. Bake, uncovered, at 350* for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

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