Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells Recipe

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Anita Riley Modified: March 24, 2022
Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells Recipe

How To Make Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells

Jumbo pasta shells are stuffed with shredded chicken, creamy cheeses, and flavorful herbs to make this amazing stuffed shells recipe in alfredo sauce.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 12ozshells pastajumbo, cooked according to package directions
  • 2cupschickencooked, shredded
  • 1containerricotta cheese
  • cupsmozzarella cheeseshredded, divided use
  • 1cupparmesan cheesegrated, divided use
  • 2tspdried Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepperto taste
  • 3tbspbutter
  • 2tbspflour
  • 2cupswhole milk
  • 1cupheavy cream
  • 4slicesbaconcooked and crumbled
  • ½cuptomatoesdiced
  • 2tbspparsleychopped
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 9-inch by 13-inch pan with cooking spray.

  2. In a large bowl, stir together the chicken, ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Melt the butter in a large pan over medium heat. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute.

  4. Pour in the milk and cream, then simmer, whisking constantly, until the sauce has just thickened.

  5. Add the remaining parmesan cheese to the milk mixture, along with salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Stir until cheese has melted.

  7. Spread 1/3 of the sauce into the bottom of the prepared pan.

  8. Spoon the chicken filling into the jumbo shells, and arrange the shells in a single layer in the pan.

  9. Spoon the remaining sauce over the top and sprinkle with 1 cup mozzarella cheese.

  10. Bake, uncovered, for 25 minutes or until pasta is bubbly and cheese has just started to brown.

  11. Sprinkle the bacon, tomatoes and parsley over the top, then serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 1006.17kcal
  • Fat: 66.62g
  • Saturated Fat: 34.40g
  • Trans Fat: 0.36g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 22.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.84g
  • Carbohydrates: 54.54g
  • Fiber: 2.47g
  • Sugar: 8.15g
  • Protein: 46.54g
  • Cholesterol: 204.94mg
  • Sodium: 1051.93mg
  • Calcium: 850.41mg
  • Potassium: 523.18mg
  • Iron: 2.27mg
  • Vitamin A: 473.31µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.54mg
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