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Chicken-Bacon Alfredo Penne Casserole

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 6

Leftover chicken and prepared Alfredo sauce are timesavers in assembling this casserole. A fresh green salad or a side of veggies rounds out this meal. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked penne pasta (about 8 oz)
2
cups cubed cooked chicken
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
2
teaspoons chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
jar (15 oz) Alfredo pasta sauce
1/2
cup milk
1/3
cup coarsely chopped cooked bacon (about 5 slices)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix cooked pasta, chicken, cheese, thyme, Alfredo sauce and milk.
  • 3
    Spoon into baking dish; top with bacon. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until hot in center.

Expert Tips

  • Sauce tends to thicken as casserole cools. Best to serve right away.
  • Don’t have penne pasta? Try rotini or bow-tie as a substitute.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
270
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30g
46%
Saturated Fat
16g
82%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
120mg
40%
Sodium
490mg
20%
Potassium
260mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
2g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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