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Cheesy Chicken Casserole

Yield
Servings
Prep time
30 mins
Course
Entrée

Description

Rich, creamy and delicious!

Ingredients

1 lbraw chicken breasts
1 large yellow onion, diced small
1 lbserpentine pasta, penne or macaroni
1 green pepper, diced
1 red pepper, diced
10 ozpart-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded
1⁄4 lbparmesan cheese, grated
1 cfrozen peas
2⁄3 cwhole milk
1⁄3 chalf and half
1 Tsherry, optional
1 tthyme
1 tmarjoram
1 tdry mustard
1⁄2 tsalt, or to taste
1 tblack pepper, or to taste
1 Tcanola oil
2 clvgarlic, minced

Instructions

Cook pasta, drain well and set aside. Cut chicken into 1-inch squares. Sauté onions in oil until translucent. Add chicken and cook 20 minutes on high heat or until chicken is done. Add peppers and sherry and cook for 5-10 minutes. Add milk and cream, simmer and reduce for 20 minutes, stirring frequently. Add herbs, garlic and spices and half of the Parmesan cheese. Pour over drained pasta and mix well. Cover generously with mozzarella and remaining Parmesan. Cover with foil and then bake at 350º for 25 minutes, then 5 minutes more uncovered.