chicken-penne

Chicken pasta bake

This is such a great winter dish which you will keep as a quick hearty dinner recipe for any day. Use left over chicken and remember when you make the Alfredo sauce to keep enough aside for this dish.(4 people)

What you need

1 1/2 cups cooked pasta (spirals or penne)
300g chicken mince or chopped chicken breast
1 tin drained corn Kernels
300g Alfredo sauce (see bottom of page)
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup grated cheddar

The process

Add a little oil to a pan, add the chicken and fry until beginning to brown.

Add the corn and combine.

Add the milk and Alfredo sauce and allow to heat through, giving it a good stir to evenly combine the chicken and corn.

Add the cooked pasta, mix together well and turn the mixture into a casserole dish.

Sprinkle the grated cheese over the top and place in a 200 Celsius oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until the cheese has melted.

Serve with warm crusty garlic bread and a simple side salad.

Alfredo sauce

150g butter
1/2 cup grated parmesan
175ml cup cream
pinch of salt and black pepper

Melt butter over a low heat, add cream and warm through, add parmesan, season and you are done.

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