• 16 Ratings

An easy chicken casserole recipe that also has cheesy tortellini? Sign us up! Cheese, pasta, veggies, chicken -- this easy casserole recipe hits just about every food group.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large saucepan cook tortellini according to package directions, adding haricots verts for the last 4 minutes of cooking. Drain and return to pan.

  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook mushrooms and onion in hot oil over medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

  • Add mushroom mixture and chicken to drained pasta mixture. Toss to coat. Place undrained peppers in a blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Stir in pesto and crushed red pepper. Add to pasta mixture;toss to coat. Spread mixture evenly in a 3-quart rectangular baking dish.

  • Cover and bake for 20 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes more or until cheese is melted.

  • To tote, cover casserole and place in an insulated casserole carrier. Place basil in an airtight container. Just before serving, sprinkle basil over casserole. Cover and chill leftovers within 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

387 calories; 15 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat; 80 mg cholesterol; 649 mg sodium. 582 mg potassium; 37 g carbohydrates; 7 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 26 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 507 IU vitamin a; 86 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 8 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 27 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 200 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;


16 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2