Italian Chicken Casserole


Italian Chicken Casserole. I made this on 6/16/2015. Easy and tasty! Doesn't turn out dry like some pasta casseroles do.

Italian Chicken Casserole. I made this on 6/16/2015. Easy and tasty! Doesn't turn out dry like some pasta casseroles do.

Ingredients
  •  1 lb cooked and cubed chicken breasts (or use a rotisserie)
  •  1 box (16oz) linguine noodles
  •  2 Tbsp olive oil
  •  4 cloves garlic, pressed
  •  1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes, chopped
  •  2 Tbsp cornstarch
  •  1 cup chicken broth
  •  2 cup heavy cream
  •  1 cup milk
  •  1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  •  1/2 tsp black pepper
  •  5oz pkg fresh spinach
  •  1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  •  2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

Instructions
  1. Cook linguine according to package directions. Drain and set aside.In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add garlic and sun dried tomatoes. Cook for about 2 minutes. Sprinkle with cornstarch, mix thoroughly.
  2. Add chicken broth, heavy cream and milk, whisking quickly. Add salt and pepper. Heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
  3. Add spinach and parmesan cheese. Remove from heat. Pour sauce over cooked noodles. Add cooked chicken and pour into a large casserole dish (13x9 size). Top with mozzarella cheese. You can bake immediately, or cover with foil and place in refrigerator until dinner.