Recipe: Baked Pasta Shells with Roasted Chicken in White Sauce

Your family might not say anything to you but they are sick of boxed pastas! Amp up your weeknight dinners with this baked pasta shell and roasted chicken in white sauce. The creamy white sauce blends multiple cheeses and milk and the shells absorb it all. This meal will initiate your family into the Clean Plate Club.

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Baked Pasta Shells with Roasted Chicken in White Sauce

Original # of Servings: 1

Total Time: 50 minutes

Active Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • whole roasted chicken – 2 2/3 ounce
  • pasta shells – 2 ounce
  • cherry tomatoes – 2 2/3 tablespoon
  • grated parmesan – 1 1/2 teaspoon
  • shredded mozzarella – 4 tablespoon
  • cream cheese – 1 1/3 tablespoon
  • milk – 2/3 tablespoon
  • salt – 1/8 teaspoon
  • black pepper – 1/8 teaspoon
  • oregano – 1/6 teaspoon
  • crushed red pepper – 1/8 teaspoon
  • chives – 1 teaspoon

Directions

  1. Cook pasta by package directions.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Shred chicken breast from a whole roasted chicken.
  4. Toss cream cheese and milk with pasta shells while still warm.
  5. Season with salt, pepper, crushed red pepper, chives and oregano.
  6. Mix with sliced tomatoes and chicken and put into a casserole dish.
  7. Top with shredded mozzarella and grated parmesan cheese.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly and serve.

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