When our friend served us this entree, I asked her for the recipe right away. It was so good, I thought I would share it with others. I cut the recipe down for a meal or two, but it can easily be doubled or tripled. —Jodee Harding, Mount Vernon, Ohio
Cheesy Chicken 'n' Shells Recipe photo by Taste of Home
1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
1/2 cup diced process cheese (Velveeta)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1/8 teaspoon paprika
1-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
1 tablespoon butter, melted
Preheat oven to 350°. Cook pasta according to package directions.
Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine the flour and water until smooth. Gradually stir in broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; add soup, cheese and seasonings. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Drain pasta; place in a bowl. Stir in soup mixture and chicken. Transfer to a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Toss bread crumbs and butter; sprinkle over top. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes or until golden brown.