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Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta Recipe
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Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta Recipe

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Facebook fans of my blog, Chef in Training, inspired me to make this creamy pasta casserole out of ingredients I had on hand. Success! I took the dish for another flavorful spin and added a bit of smoky bacon and toasted bread crumbs. —Nikki Barton, Providence, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened and cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups sliced cooked chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 3/4 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 826 calories, 56 g fat (33 g saturated fat), 249 mg cholesterol, 1,093 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 47 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cook pasta according to package directions for al dente.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, heat cream and cream cheese over medium heat until smooth, stirring occasionally. Stir in 1 cup Swiss cheese, onion powder, garlic salt and pepper until blended.
  3. Drain pasta; stir in chicken, bacon and ham. Add sauce; toss to coat. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and the bread crumbs. Bake, uncovered, 18-22 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta in Taste of Home September/October 2013, pjls

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 826 calories, 56 g fat (33 g saturated fat), 249 mg cholesterol, 1,093 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 47 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2015

"Very good. Even without the bacon it's great."

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Reviewed Dec. 11, 2015

"Great recipe and very flavorful. My husband loved it!"

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Reviewed Dec. 2, 2015

"This was wonderful!! A little labor-intensive with all the prep work, but it was worth every minute!! I will definitely make this again!"

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Reviewed Nov. 3, 2015

"Very good and easy. I didn't have 2 cups of heavy cream so I used 1 cup of 2% milk tasted great!"

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Reviewed Oct. 29, 2015

"I really liked this casserole...my family thought it was just okay. I did omit the bacon and added a little extra ham just to keep the flavors a little more traditional and eliminated the bread crumbs because my family doesn't care for crumb toppings on casseroles."

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