This chicken and pasta casserole is big on flavour and easy to prepare. Made with pasta, canned soup, green chilies, chicken and cheese, our Creamy Chicken, Green Chile & Ziti Casserole is a weeknight winner.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 8 Servings
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2-1/2 cups ziti pasta, uncooked
1 can (284 mL) low fat condensed cream of chicken soup
1/2 cup light sour cream
1 can (127 mL) chopped green chilies, undrained
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
3 cups chopped cooked chicken
8 Cracker Barrel Marble Cheddar Cheese Slices
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
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How do I make it ?
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, mix soup, sour cream, green chilies and cumin in large bowl until blended.
Drain pasta. Add to soup mixture along with the chicken; mix lightly. Spoon half the pasta mixture into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with half the cheese slices. Repeat layers.
Cover with plastic wrap, then foil. Freeze up to 1 month.
When Ready to Serve:
Heat oven to 350ºF. Remove plastic wrap from casserole; re-cover with foil. Bake (frozen) casserole 1 hour or until heated through, uncovering after 45 min. Top with cilantro before serving.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Dressing and a glass of milk to round out the meal.
You can use a rotisserie chicken to easily prepare this delicious casserole. An average-size rotisserie chicken purchased from your supermarket should yield the 3 cups chopped cooked chicken needed to prepare this recipe.
Heat oven to 400ºF. Assemble casserole as directed but do not freeze. Bake 25 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with cilantro before serving.
Prepare using Cracker Barrel Monterey Jack with Jalapeno Natural Cheese Slices.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 11 g
Saturated fat 6 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 480 mg
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 26 g
8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.