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

5 5

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.

5 5

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.

5 5

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.