• prep: 35 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    I was fortunate to inherit my grandmother’s recipe book, which includes the recipe for this rich and cheesy casserole. I’ve been eating it for years and still can’t get enough.—Joseph Sortor, Tampa, Florida

    Ingredients

    • 12 ounces uncooked penne pasta
    • 13 bacon strips
    • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
    • 3 tablespoons butter
    • 6 green onions, chopped
    • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 4 cups 2% milk
    • 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
    • 1-1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
    • 1-1/2 cups frozen peas, thawed
    • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • TOPPING:
    • 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
    • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 892 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 57 g 87.97%
    • Saturated Fat: 24 g 121.45%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 224 mg 74.55%
    • Sodium: 2862 mg 119.27%
    • Calcium: 531 mg 53.14%
    • Potassium: 596 mg 17.03%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 24.77%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 28 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.36%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 66 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 8 g
    • Vitamin A 20.49%
    • Vitamin C 2.47%
    • Vitamin D 18.74%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat8
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy2 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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