Italian Chicken Casserole Recipe | Yummly

Italian Chicken Casserole

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The classic chicken casserole gets an Italian makeover when fresh herbs and tomato sauce meet boneless skinless chicken breasts.


  • 1 cup Tyson® Frozen Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (Tyson®, cubed)
  • 1 cup elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2/3 onion (diced)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (14.5 oz.)
  • 1 1/4 cups mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 1/4 cup parsley (fresh, chopped)
  • 1 kosher salt (to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 3 tablespoons butter (divided)
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    1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat 8x8x2 inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon butter.
    2. Bring medium sized pot of lightly salted water to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, add pasta and follow pasta instructions. When tender, drain pasta and set aside.
    3. Meanwhile, place olive oil in a medium sauté pan over medium heat. Add chicken and cook for 3 minutes. Add onions and garlic, stirring to combine, and cook until the onions are soft and the chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes.
    4. Combine chicken mixture with the cooked pasta in large bowl. Add canned tomatoes with juice, mozzarella cheese, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix gently until all ingredients are evenly distributed. Place mixture in prepared baking dish.
    5. In a small bowl mix together bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle on top of pasta. Dot the top with slices of butter. Bake until top is gold brown, about 30 minutes.
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium31% DV750mg
    Fat38% DV25g
    Protein51% DV26g
    Carbs12% DV35g
    Calories470Calories from Fat230
    Total Fat25g38%
    Saturated Fat
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat230
    Total Carbohydrate35g12%
    Dietary Fiber
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin C

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Alysia L. 17 hours ago
    This turned out to be very filling and delicious. I doubled the recipe for growing boys and added more chicken.
    Dee Tatum 3 days ago
    i added my own twist with flavorful peppers and left the parsley out. dice my own tomatoes and onions. and added shrimp... used egg noodles and made brussle sprout for the veggies...
    Kyrstine Wilson 17 days ago
    really nice and easy to do
    Alyssa Lonergan 19 days ago
    It was good. A little dry when using diced tomatoes. Based off the reviews I added Italian seasoning which helped. Easy to make!
    James Bradford 21 days ago
    Taste was good, rich flavor. Presentation though was not the best but that could have been the Enjoyed our first Yummly meal creation!
    Amber Dillon 23 days ago
    Great! Kiddo loved it!
    Holly H. 23 days ago
    It was good! my husband wants to try it with Alfredo added next time.
    Lisa Kort a month ago
    Both kids really liked it! I improvised a bit. Instead of diced tomatoes, which aren’t popular in my house, I used about 1 1/2 cups of pasta sauce and rather than salt & pepper, I used Italian seasoning. I’ll definitely make it again!
    SaVvy79 a month ago
    Yummy! Kids enjoyed it!
    Hadi K. a month ago
    Eazy to make, crunchy and hearty
    Jurca 2 months ago
    This was a nice surprise. Very tasty, I will definitely make again
    Janneke Smile 2 months ago
    It was delicious! And it was really easy to make
    Beth Sills 2 months ago
    Yummy and easy! I will make this again as long as it freezes well
    Sanchez 2 months ago
    turned out great! added a little more chicken and pasta with Italian seasoning on chicken. would definitely make this again!
    William Andrews 2 months ago
    We really like this simple and savory recipe.
    Bliss 3 months ago
    Read the reviews and based on that, I added an Italian spice blend and a couple of extra cloves of garlic. It was delicious! Will definitely be making this one again and again
    Annette 3 months ago
    I like this, and my husband agrees. I do think you can add other ingredients or meat to customize it for your family.
    Alivia 3 months ago
    I tried this recipe and it was amazing!! Definitely double if you are serving over 4 people. I would add more bread crumbs but overall this is going in the recipe book!
    Samantha 4 months ago
    Definitely a make again ♡ easy to make and hubby loved it.
    Tara W. 4 months ago
    omgsh great recipe. I even left the tomatoes out for my picky eaters and still very flavorful and delicious!
    Mariah Boykin 4 months ago
    My rating: 5 stars Boyfriends rating: 3 stars I really enjoyed this dish although my boyfriend is not a fan. There’s not a whole lot of flavor to it but I personally like that. It’s super simple and few ingredients. I’ll definitely be making this again using it for meal prepping so I can take this to work for lunch. I just added garlic salt. Had to add tomato sauce for my boyfriend!
    April Bondsteel 4 months ago
    No one really liked it. Won’t make again
    Rob Lynch 4 months ago
    delicious. certainly will make again
    Gabrielle Cook 4 months ago
    good so much work dut it os worth it
    Jessica Milburn 4 months ago
    came out good might try to add something next time just not sure what but will definitely make it again
    NICOLE VARRONE 5 months ago
    I seasoned the chicken with Italian seasoning but other than that it was delicious
    Dan 5 months ago
    Very good. Easy to make.
    Joy 5 months ago
    awesome!! Would make it again any time. I added the cheese on top at the end so it was just melted.
    Kae KB 5 months ago
    It was good. I used what pasta I had which was rotini. My chicken breast was preseasoned so I didn’t use any of the seasonings in the recipe. Everyone thought it would be something they’d like again.
    NewbieChef 5 months ago
    Great I used whole chicken breasts tho