Chicken, Bacon & Alfredo Bake
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
This makes a LOT. The 4 servings size will fill up a 9x13 baking dish...and not to makes the best leftovers too! Be ready with lots of disposable baking dishes for this meal. This Alfredo and cheesy goodness will not disappoint!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 12 - oz. penne pasta noodles
  • 3 - cup(s) shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 - 15 oz. jar(s) alfredo sauce
  • 1/2 - cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 - cup(s) milk
  • 1 - tsp dried thyme
  • 1 - cup(s) breadcrumbs
  • 1 - cup(s) bacon crumbles
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - 9x13 disposable foil tray(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cook the pasta, as directed, to al dente. Drain well.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, toss together the shredded chicken with the alfredo sauce, grated Parmesan cheese, milk and dried thyme. Combine well, then stir in the cooked pasta. Transfer to 9x13 baking dish.
  4. In a small bowl, toss together the bread crumbs and crumbled bacon. Sprinkle onto the top of the pasta in the dish.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 40 minutes, or until warmed through and sauce is bubbling.
  6. Prepare the salad.
  7. Serve Chicken, Bacon & Alfredo Bake with salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. In a small bowl, toss together 2 cups bread crumbs and 2 cups crumbled bacon.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, toss together 6 cups shredded chicken with 2 jars of alfredo sauce, 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1 cup milk and 2 tsp dried thyme. Combine well, then stir in the cooked pasta.

To each disposable tray, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the chicken, penne pasta and alfredo sauce mixture into each tray
  • Half of the bacon-bread crumbs, sprinkled over the top of each tray

Cover with foil or lid, add label and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put tray in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm shallow dish of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the oven and baking as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free if you use small shell gluten-free pasta.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Chicken, Bacon & Alfredo Bake

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely and bake at 350 F for 25 to 30 minutes.
Serve with salad.

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