Sep 25, 2015

Baked Chicken & Broccoli Pasta Casserole Recipe

Baked pasta taste so yummy, with all those gooey sauce and cheese along with some of the crispy bits it is just heaven..So good and so delicious. This is so easy to make, you need the basic bechamel sauce for this. Other than that everything is so easy and can be made from start to finish in less than 40 mins or so..If you want to make it completely vegetarian, then i would suggest you to check out my veggie pasta bake recipe

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves: 4


Pasta - 2 cups dried (I used penne)
Chicken Breast - 2 medium size chopped into cubes
Broccoli - 2 cups cut into bite size florets
Olive Oil - 2 tblspn
Garlic - 3 fat cloves chopped finely
Salt to taste 
Pepper to taste
Bechamel Sauce - 1 cup or as needed ( Recipe here)
Mozzarella Cheese as needed
Coriander leaves - 3 tblspn finely chopped


Preheat oven to 220 Degree C, Set oven to grill or broil mode.

Cook pasta in lots of boiling salted water as per package directions. Drain and set aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add in garlic and fry for a min.

Add in chicken and season with salt and pepper. Fry them for 2 to 3 mins till it gets nice colour.

Add in broccoli and toss well. 

Cover and cook on a very low flame for 5 more mins.

Now add the pasta in and add in bechamel sauce, cheese and coriander leaves. Mix well.

Spoon this into a baking pan, pour some more bechamel on top, sprinkle with grated cheese and grill this for 5 mins till top is bubbly and golden.

Remove it and let it sit for 5 mins.

Scoop and serve.


Make your Bechamel Sauce..Recipe here

Cook pasta in boiling salted water

drain and set aside

take all your ingredients

saute some garlic in oil

add in chicken

season with little salt and pepper

saute for 2 to 3 mins

add in broccoli

mix well

cover and cook on a low flame for 5 to 7 mins

now the chicken and veggies are done

add pasta

pour over some bechamel sauce..Recipe here

toss well

add in coriander leaves or parsley

add in cheese..i used cubed mozzarella

mix well

spoon this in a baking dish

pour over some of the bechamel sauce..Recipe here

grate cheese over it

broil it for few mins



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