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Creamy Chicken Mac & Cheese

Prep Time: 2 Min  |  Cook Time: 15 Min  |  Servings: 4
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Creamy Chicken Mac & Cheese
Prep Time
2 Min
Cook Time
15 Min

This one pan recipe is for those who want a quick and easy mac cheese that tastes delicious. Rotini pasta is cooked in a rosemary flavored chicken broth with salt and pepper, then thickened with cream cheese and Sargento® Shredded Creamery Cheddar Cheese. Pulled rotisserie chicken is folded in at the end and garnished with chopped parsley if desired.

  • 3 cups chicken stock or broth
  • 1 tsp. dried rosemary, crushed
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 2 ½ cups uncooked rotini pasta
  • 2 ozs. cream cheese
  • 3 cups Sargento® Shredded Creamery Cheddar Cheese, divided
  • 2 cups cooked rotisserie chicken meat, pulled or chopped
  • 1 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped, optional
  1. Add chicken broth, rosemary, salt and pepper to a large skillet or dutch oven. Bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  2. Stir in pasta, cover and simmer for 8 minutes. Stir in cream cheese until completely melted into pasta. Cook uncovered for another 3 minutes. Sir in half of shredded cheddar cheese until melted and thickened.
  3. Fold in chicken and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Transfer to bowls or plates and sprinkle with remaining cheese and parsley if desired. Serve.