Italian Chicken and Pasta Bake

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Recipe by NaijaCookingMama

Main casserole dish, great for preparing ahead of time and freezing. Special note, to save time , buy a rotisserie chicken and jarred minced garlic to speed up prep time.Or buy a family pack of chicken and boil , then de bone and chop.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray a large baking or casserold dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium high heat and cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until is tender. Add flour and cook for 2 minutes. Stirring constantly. stir in milk, diced tomatoes,and tomato sauce, cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until slightly thickened. Similar to making gravy from scratch.
  3. Stir in chicken, 3 cups cheese,salt, pepper and sugar. Stir in pasta. Spoon mixture into baking dish, then sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  4. bake for 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

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