Chicken Breast Pasta Casserole Recipe
This recipe for Chicken Breast Pasta Casserole is a good one for the busy mom.
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 small chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
175g (7oz ) pasta spirals
2 Tablespoons butter
2 Tablespoons all purpose flour
1 1/4 cups milk
1 cup frozen peas, thawed
125g (5oz)extra mature cheddar cheese, grated
(or you can substitute a milder cheese)
salt & pepper to taste
Heat the oil in a large non-stick pan and fry the chicken pieces turning and cooking until nice and golden brown.
Meanwhile cook the pasta according to instructions.
Melt the butter in a small pan and whisk in the flour. Gradually add the milk and bring to the boil stirring constantly until thickened.
Add half the cheese and seasoning and stir until melted.
Put the chicken, peas and pasta in an oven proof serving dish and pour over the sauce.
Sprinkle over the rest of the cheese and put into a preheated oven 400 degrees F until cheese is melted.