If you are looking for the perfect pasta recipe for that left over ham, how about you try Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta. This recipe is wonderful and very versatile so you can make it to your liking.

 

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta

 

What Ingredients Do I Need For Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta?

  • Penne Pasta
  • Chicken breast
  • Crumbled bacon (Optional)
  • Chopped ham
  • Fresh mushrooms, (optional)
  • Alfredo sauce
  • Mozzarella cheese

 

*Alfredo Sauce:

  • Cream cheese
  • Butter
  • Grated parmesan cheese
  • Milk
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic salt

 

How Do I Make Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta?

  • Cook the penne pasta according to package directions.
  • After you drain the pasta, mix in the chicken, bacon (if using bacon), 1/2 cup of the ham, mushrooms, and the Alfredo sauce of your choice, with 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese.
  • Add the remaining cheese and ham to the top of the pasta.
  • Broil on low, uncovered, on the 2nd rack down in the oven for 10 minutes.
  • Enjoy!
  • (You could also use 2-3 chicken patties in place of the chicken breast if you desire).

 

*Alfredo Sauce:

  • Turn stove top to medium low heat.
  • Place a medium sauce pan on the burner.
  • Put all of the ingredients in the pan and melt to incorporate.
  • Stir continuously.
  • Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 6-8 minutes.
  • Serve over pasta.

 

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta

 

If you like bacon, add some bacon.

If you like mushrooms, add some of them as well. 

 

 

Also, you can use a chicken breast or if you have younger kids that are a little picky, then you could add 2-3 chicken patties or even cut up a few chicken nuggets!

 

 

More Main Meal Recipes For You:

Easy Chicken and Rice

Easy Mexican Chicken Casserole

Easy Cheeseburger Pasta

Easy Pasta Bake

Easy Chicken Pasta Primavera

 

Yield: 8 people

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta is a perfect dish for that left over ham. And if you are a bacon lover, you can put some bacon in as well.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Penne Pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1 large chicken breast, cooked and diced
  • 1/2-3/4 cup crumbled bacon (Optional)
  • 1/2-3/4 cup chopped ham
  • 1/2 cup fresh mushrooms, chopped (optional)
  • 1 bottle Alfredo sauce, or 2 dry packets prepared according to directions,* or you can make the one below from scratch
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated and divided

*Alfredo Sauce:

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper or more to the taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

Instructions

  1. Cook the penne pasta according to package directions.
  2. After you drain the pasta, mix in the chicken, bacon (if using bacon),1/2 cup of the ham, mushrooms, and the Alfredo sauce of your choice, with 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese.
  3. Add the remaining cheese and ham to the top of the pasta.
  4. Cover the dish with aluminum foil place the dish in the oven on 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  5. Then broil on low, uncovered, on the 2nd rack down in the oven for 8-10 minutes.
  6. Enjoy!
  7. You could also use 2-3 chicken patties in place of the chicken breast if you desire.

*Alfredo Sauce:

  1. Turn stove top to medium low heat.
  2. Place a medium sauce pan on the burner.
  3. Put all of the ingredients in the pan and melt to incorporate.
  4. Stir continuously.
  5. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 6-8 minutes.
  6. Serve over pasta.

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 576Total Fat 39gSaturated Fat 19gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 16gCholesterol 127mgSodium 1653mgCarbohydrates 24gFiber 2gSugar 1gProtein 33g

 

 

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