Tasty Thursday: Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake

There are some nights when I throw a few things in a pan, stir it together, put it in the oven and hope it comes out tasting good. This recipe came from one of those nights – which means it tasted pretty darn good. It’s not the sort of cooking that we do all the time around here but I’m sure this will make an appearance on the table again someday. In fact, the middlest liked it so much that it might just appear for her birthday next week.

Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake

2-3 cooked & chopped chicken breasts OR pull apart a rotisserie chicken
1 box of penne pasta
2 jars of alfredo sauce
2 cups of shredded mozzerella cheese
1 tsp basil
black pepper

1. Preheat oven to 350 and boil pasta according to directions while you chop or pull apart your chicken.

2. In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients – setting aside one cup of the cheese.

3. Put the mixture in a greased 9×13 baking dish, top with remaining cheese and bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

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