Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Stuffed Shells

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Wonderful! You can leave the chicken out if you are a vegetarian 8)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Cook shells as directed--don't overcook because they will cook in oven again.
  3. Cool shells in a large bowl of COLD water; set aside for now.
  4. Sauté onion in 2 tablespoons of butter until tender, about 5 minutes.
  5. Combine broccoli, onion, mozzarella cheese, sour cream, egg and chicken; set aside.
  6. Melt 1/4 cup butter in saucepan. Stir in flour, instant bouillon and pepper.
  7. Stir in milk and cream; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  8. Boil and stir 1 minute until thickened. Remove shells from water, strain and pat dry with paper towels.
  9. Spread small amount of sauce on bottom of 2-quart rectangular baking dish.
  10. Stuff each shell with broccoli and chicken mixture; put shells in dish.
  11. Spoon remaining sauce over shells and sprinkle with Parmesan.
  12. Bake 30-35 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
Most Helpful

this was soo goood! There are a few things that I would change. Use 1 10oz bag of broccoli, had way to much left. I would add 1 cup more chicken. I would also stuff my shells before making the sauce as it got cold and clumpy. I would also cover with foil ,not to dry out shells and cook it a little bit longer, until it bubbles. YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED. My mom does not like broccoli but said it was excellent.

ygbif March 22, 2009

This is an awesome recipe! I can't believe there is only one review written on it. I've been making it for a couple of years and it's a huge hit every time. The only thing I've changed is that I use jarred Alfredo sauce to cut down on the prep time.

Casey #3 November 28, 2006

This was delicious! Total comfort food. Took a while to make(maybe because I used fresh broccoli?) but was absolutely worth it. Thanks for a great recipe.

HepKat September 29, 2005