Main Dishes

Pesto Chicken Pasta Bake

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We love how easy this Pesto Chicken Pasta Bake is and the family devoured it.  This recipe can easily be doubled to feed a crowd.  We used precooked grilled chicken strips and they were delicious.  You could even use a rotisserie chicken.  Add this favorite to your meal rotation.

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8 ounces pasta, I used mostaccioli
10 ounces diced chicken, I used precooked grilled chicken strips
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup sour cream
8 ounces ricotta cheese
¼ cup prepared pesto
? cup heavy whipping cream
¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated
½ cup dry bread crumbs
¼ cup melted butter
Cook pasta according to package directions. If using precooked chicken, thaw and diced into small pieces. If using raw chicken cook thoroughly and dice. In a large bowl combine the shredded cheese, sour...
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Nutritions

Calories
453

Sodium
428mg
17% DV

Fat
25g
38% DV

Protein
25g
51% DV

Carbs
24g
8% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV

Your search for the best chicken salad recipe stops here! This simple, flavorful combination of tender meat, bright green onions, herbs, and seasoning in a creamy mayonnaise dressing is quick and delicious. Use the easy chicken salad recipe to make sandwiches, or serve it on top of a bed of lettuce with a side of biscuits, rolls, or potato chips. The make-ahead dish is always a favorite!

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