This Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta Bake Is Perfect For A Low Maintenance Dinner

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    Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta Bake

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    Servings: 12

    6 tablespoons butter

    1 ½ tablespoons minced garlic

    1 sprig of thyme

    1 sprig of sage

    1 sprig of rosemary

    6 tablespoons flour

    5 cups milk

    12 sheets no-boil pasta

    3 cups cooked chicken, chopped

    2 cups frozen peas

    1 cup parmesan + more for topping

    1 cup water

    ¼ cup breadcrumbs

    Chopped parsley, garnish


    1.Melt butter, add garlic, thyme, sage and rosemary. Sauté until fragrant. Remove the thyme, sage and rosemary.

    2.Add flour and stir.

    3.Add the milk, a little bit at a time, and whisk after each addition. Repeat until all the milk is gone. Keep whisking until it has thickened and coats the back of a spoon.

    4.Grease a 9x13 pan.  Cover bottom with a layer of pasta, half of the chicken, half of the peas, ⅓ cup of the parmesan, ⅓ cup of water and ⅓ of the sauce. Repeat once. Top with noodles, remaining water and cheese. 

    5.Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes at 400°F/205°C.

    6.Remove the foil, sprinkle the top with breadcrumbs. Broil for 5-10 minutes or until golden brown. 

    7.Serve with chopped parsley as garnish. 


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