Chicken Alfredo Baked Ziti

7
Servings
10m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
40m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 7 servings
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  • CHICKEN BAKED ZITI
  • ALFREDO SAUCE

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (195.5 g)
  • Calories 261.8
  • Total Fat - 13.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 74.2 mg
  • Sodium - 749.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 6.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 2.3 g
  • Protein - 27.6 g
  • Calcium - 444.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2

Cook the pasta al dente in a large stockpot of well-salted boiling according to package instructions. Drain. Return pasta to the stockpot and add chicken and alfredo sauce. Gently toss to combine until the pasta is evenly coated.

Step 3

Pour half of the pasta into a greased 11x7-inch or 9x13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with 1 cup of cheese. Layer the remaining half of the pasta evenly on top. Sprinkle evenly with the remaining 1/2 cup of cheese.

Step 4

Bake for 20-25 minutes until the cheese is melted and just barely starts to turn golden. Remove and serve immediately, sprinkled with additional toppings if desired.

TO MAKE THE ALFREDO SAUCE


Step 5

Heat olive oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and saute one minute, stirring occasionally, until fragrant. Sprinkle with flour, and stir to combine. Saute for an additional minute to cook the flour, stirring occasionally.

Step 6

Slowly add chicken broth, whisking to combine until smooth. Whisk in milk, and bring the mixture to a simmer. Let cook for an additional minute until thickened, then stir in Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper until the cheese melted. Remove from heat and set aside.

Tips & Variations


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