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Chicken Alfredo Bake

Veggie Pasta Chicken Alfredo Bake
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This classic recipe by @realfoodwithgratitude gets a healthy twist with Veggie Pasta that packs an entire serving of veggies in just 2oz!

Ingredients

1 box Ancient Harvest Veggie Pasta

3 tbsp Grass-Fed Butter

1 lb Chicken Breast

1-2 tbsp Oil of choice

4 garlic cloves, minced

3-4 tbsp flour (I used All-Purpose)

1/2 Sweet Onion, minced

1 tbsp Arrowroot Powder

3 cups Milk  (can also use Heavy Cream/Half and Half and then remove the use of arrowroot powder)

1/2 tsp Oregano, 1/2 tsp Majoram, 1/2 tsp Parsley (or 1-2 tsp of Italian Seasoning)

1/2 tsp Salt

1/4 tsp Ground Black Pepper

1 cup Mozzarella Cheese

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 and oil an 8×8 baking dish
  2. Cook pasta according to directions, al dente and set aside
  3. Slice chicken breast into small pieces, season with salt and pepper and cook in well-oiled pan until cooked through, set aside.
  4. Mince onion and garlic
  5. Add butter to a pan on medium heat and let melt until bubbly and add in the onion and garlic, cook until fragrant and becoming translucent
  6. Add in flour, 1 tbsp at a time, continuing to whisk until it starts to bubble
  7. Slowly add in milk, 1 cup at a time, while continuing to whisk
  8. Add in the tbsp of arrowroot powder and whisk until the mixture starts to thicken
  9. Sprinkle in the spices and whisk together
  10. Add in chicken and pasta and combine until fully coated
  11. Spread the mixture into the dish and top with the mozzarella cheese
  12. Bake for 10 minutes or until cheese melts. Optional: Broil for 2 minutes to get cheesy crispy
  13. Remove from oven, top with parmesan cheese and serve immediately!
Servings: 2-3