Wagon Wheels Pasta and Cheese With Chicken and Broccoli

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 20 mins

Paula Deen

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°; spray 12 (1 cup) ovenproof ramekins with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large skillet, heat 1/4 cup butter over med-high heat until melted and hot.
  3. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt; add chicken to skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until cooked through.
  4. Add flour and remaining 1 teaspoon salt; cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes or until blended and smooth.
  5. Gradually stir in milk.
  6. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5-6 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened.
  7. Add cheese, stirring until melted and smooth.
  8. Stir in broccoli.
  9. Add cooked pasta to cheese mixture, stirring gently until well blended.
  10. Spoon mixture into prepared baking dishes.
  11. In a small bowl, combine panko and melted butter.
  12. Sprinkle over casseroles; bake 15-20 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
  13. Let stand to cool slightly before serving.