Main Dishes

Over the Top Macaroni and Cheese with Chicken

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A dinner to please the whole family. A macaroni and chicken casserole with 3 different cheeses and topped with seasoned bread crumbs.

12
8 oz. macaroni noodles, cooked and drained (about 2 cups uncooked)
3-4 cups cooked and diced chicken
2 tpsp butter
1/2 cup onion, chopped
2 cups cottage cheese
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese ( I use sharp)
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp dried basil leaves
1 can (10 3/4 oz) Cream of Chicken soup (I use healthy request kind)
Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
Melt butter and saute onions until soft. Remove from heat and add the soup, basil, cottage cheese, cheddar cheese, and parmesan cheese. Set aside. Mix together the noodles and cooked chicken. Pour the soup and cheese mixture over the noodles and combine well. Pour into a greased 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle bread crumbs over the top. Bake, covered for 30 min at 350 degrees. Uncover and bake for additional 15-20 minutes or until bubbly.
Nutritions

Calories
585

Sodium
560mg
23% DV

Fat
14g
23% DV

Protein
40g
80% DV

Carbs
66g
22% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV

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4 c cooked shredded chicken ( such as rotisserie chicken )
.5 c finely chopped green onion
1 c Duke's mayonnaise
2 t dried tarragon
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/4 t garlic salt
1/4 t onion powder
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  • In a large bowl, toss together the shredded chicken and the green onions.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, black pepper, garlic salt, onion powder and tarragon. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
557

Sodium
194mg
8% DV

Fat
29g
46% DV

Protein
60g
121% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV