Your email address will not be published. It’s great, you can substitute so many different options and it still turns out great!! We made two pans, one with the spaghetti sauce and the other without. If you don’t feel like shredding, you can cook in a pan with a little dap of oil, then cook and Dice into small pieces. Came out fantastic! The adults put some red pepper flakes on it right before eating for a little extra kick. Great recipe!!! Do you have to bake the shells , or is it optional? However, I’m making it again tonight & realized that I grabbed a frozen pkg of pork instead of the turkey, so we’ll see how it turns out. Hopefully that helps! By far the best dish I make. Or just tomato sauce? Chicken Mozzarella Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes. Yes, it will hold up. I made this tonight it was soo good my husband found it and asked if I would make it everyone loved it I put more cheese on top when I put it in the oven and then when we ate it we used the pasta sauce on the bottom and put on top it was so good. Just thought I’d post in case anyone else doesn’t have chicken on hand :) thanks so much- no leftovers with this one!!!! Stir in Parmesan cheese and mozzarella. I made this for the first time a couple of weeks ago, after months of having this bookmarked and always meaning to make it. You can either buy frozen broccoli and put into a medium pot with like an inch or two of water. Instant family favorite! Thank you for the quick response! Great recipe. :) Thanks so much for the comment! That’s what’s great about the recipe. Excellent Recipe! I also have made this numerous times and everyone in my family loves it too. Season with salt and pepper to taste. I also bought pre marinated chicken that is seasoned with an Italian marinade. I definitely want to try it again when jumbo shells are back in stock. Used the red sauce base in the casserole dish and including an herb dip mix (finely chopped basil, oregano and black pepper) in the Alfredo sauce mixture as well as a sprinkle to top it with. And super simple but yummy! You can post on my Facebook page or tag me on Instagram. So glad everyone enjoyed… :). Yes, chicken and broccoli are pre cooked. Hopefully that might help for next time! PS. Pinterest Favorites and Fails {Series} | .being frankenfeld. It looks and small amazing while making it. And if so, would I prepare but not bake and then bake after thawed? I used a zesty spaghetti sauce on the bottom of the casserole, so good! do you use a four cheese sauce or original or one with mushrooms or a one with garlic and herbs? It will be still moist and will be very easy to shred or dice up. I removed the foil and sprinkled some extra cheese over the top during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Instead of jarred Alfredo sauce, I am making an Olive Garden Alfredo sauce, w/a couple tweaks. My favorite ones I buy/use are Classico or Ragu brand. I took Connie’s advice and put cheese on top the last 5 minutes. You boil the shells one minute under or the exact time listed in package. One of the best meals we’ve had and it’s all thanks to you. Basil, oregano, parsley .. Whatever on hand .. Use cumin, chili powder, cilantro, green chilies for southwest flavor .. Welcome back to my channel! I know sometimes the local grocery stores don’t have a large offering of gluten free products, but I would try places like Whole Foods. Will definitely make this again. That’s what I was thinking. I sure hope I’m off my diet before our next church pot luck. To make it quick and easy, I have also made it as a casserole replacing the shells with egg noodles. I will, I will, I will win my fiances heart even more after this dish. Yes you would still boil if you plan on freezing. You can buy low fat alfredo and cheese to make it more healthly. This looks absolutely A+Mazing. The only thing I altered was 1/2 cup cheddar and 1/2 cup mozzarella. Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells Creamy broccoli alfredo stuffed shells … Fill each pasta shell with a spoonful of ricotta mixture. I always mix it within the shells mixture, but of course, I’m a huge fan of parmesan, so I usually add extra before serving on top. I am making this recipe now……however, I am going to add some fresh mushrooms in the mix…..I believe it will be yummy!!!! –OR– you can boil water and place chicken in the boiling water and let simmer until chicken is fully cooked. Definitely a keeper. Has anyone tried freezing the stuffed shells in freezer bags to be brought out for gatherings? I noticed you said that if you freeze it, don’t put the spaghetti sauce down first or freeze without the sauce or something. What do you think? Let me know if you end up trying any other recipes on the site:). My husband, who isn’t much of an chicken Alfredo guy, absolutely loved them. Thanks for giving us a family favorite! Glad everyone enjoyed! And how impressed they are in me. Definitely do not put the chicken raw into the shells as it will take a very long time to cook – which would overcook your shells. So that’s what’s for our Christmas Dinner….lol, I made this dish but I used Ragu Creamy Mozzarella and all I can say is OMG Goooooooooooooood, So sad I cant seem to find jumbo noodles anywhere!! Trying to lose weight but I don’t want to deprive myself of so many things I love including everything in this! Love the idea of making it into a casserole vs shells!! Then just thaw before putting in oven. Add It really varies on your personal preference. Let me know if you try out any of my other recipes! I’m going to make it. I forgot the broccoli so I substituted with peas and it turned out pretty great. Beat egg yolks in a small bowl. Hope this helps! Who wants to buy me the ingredients to try this?! Can’t wait to hear his reaction!! I’m sure if I was making them fresh my husband would do the same! Reblogged this on Love, Music & Inquisition.. I know it might sound like a weird combination but trust me – tastes great. (And your son!). Then, when they bake, it will fully be cooked and delicious! For the cheese, you would need to buy cheese like Natural Sargento or Tillamook cheese (without the powdered coated stuff that is found on most shredded cheese packages). My husband loved it! Thank you for sharing and so glad your family enjoyed! This Instant Pot Chicken Alfredo recipe is made often in our home! Yes, I would recommend as it cooks the noodles a bit more, melts the cheese in filling, and incorporates all the flavors together. Hi I would like to make this for dinner tonight but with fresh chicken. […], […] recipe came from Sweet Dash of Sass, who herself wrote that she made this as a second date dinner for her future husband-to-be. You you can cook the chicken regular and dice up small to put in mixture for shells. What kind of chicken do you use? My boyfriend raved over them. Making for Sunday dinner now. No complaints! Thank you so much! Like me on Facebook: Sweet Dash of Sass  CLICK LINK —>    Sweet Dash of Sass, I don’t know where to comment… But I made this tonight for the first time and everyone LOVED it !!! I have switched the sauces just for a change .. Also have frozen before baking and after .. Takes less time to reheat after. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells include tender pasta shells filled with a cheesy shredded chicken and broccoli mixture and smothered in an easy homemade alfredo sauce. Made this for dinner last night – my boys loved it! <3. Can you use canned chicken for this or does it have to be fresh chicken? You can make additional shells and fill them and put into freezer before baking. Was amazing. My picky 3 year old and my not at all picky 1 year old loved it as well. Third times a charm. Let me know how it turns out! My husband loved it! Just like 1 cup of water or so. Going to try this tonight! i’m not a health nut, but I do like to try and make these things from scratch ! Thanks for taking the time to comment! Stuffed pasta is a fun way to change up your average pasta dinner. :). I wouldn’t recommend it, as it may overcook the noodles. If you do, can you link them over to my site and/or Sweet Dash of Sass on Facebook! The cheesy mozzarella sauce would be so tasty! My first time making any type of shell dish and this recipe was FANTASTIC! Good stuff. Grease 13 x 9 baking dish with butter or cooking spray. Thank you so much! Absolutely delicious. just to clarify lol. Planning on making these this weekend, any recommendations on what to serve as a side? I love the red sauce and the alfredo together! I love the mushroom idea!!! Made this tonight with the red sauce and it was AMAZING! The tomato sauce is not “mixed” with the Alfredo sauce. I used spicy tomato basil sauce for the bottom portion and I added extra cheese! I loved this! Is that steamed? My whole family loves this recipe. I definitely need go remember to make extra the next time i make! I used chicken breast typically, but I have used leftover rotisserie as well. It’s really good this way. You can use either or. Experiment! | Sweet Dash of Sass. Hope you have a great holiday weekend. Highly recommend! =) I made a few changes (more cheese, more chicken, no marinara), and it’s perfect for us – thanks for the great recipe! I will definitely be adding your page to my faves and checking out the rest of your recipes <3. I have made rhis several times. Thank you again for the dash of sass in my dinner! Thanks for the idea.. Also is there a way I can add a pic for the finishing product? It’s so fast, and so creamy, I think you’ll love it too! I decided today to put frozen broccoli and frozen chicken in the slow cooker all day with about 4 cups of water and 2 bullion cubes. Instead of reg Alfredo sauce I used cheesy mozzarella sauce. This adds more flavor. Love your site. Do you have any gluten free brand suggestions for the shells? Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells! Another recipe added to my must-make list! Yes you can swap with additional alfredo! I’m so glad you like it!!! I don’t know what to do…. At first I thought the pasta sauce on the bottom was weird, but I thought why not? Thank you for taking the time to comment. Love the combination . I’m tryin this tonight but instead of Parmesan I’m using the hot pepper blend of cheese..I’m a spice kinda chick. Or you can buy one of those steamable bags to put in microwave. I have made this recipe twice before and it’s been a hit with everyone who has tried it. My family LOVES this dish! This recipe will definitely be used again. I do make my own Alfredo with a simple cheese beschemel sauce and I do add a littl ricotta cheese. You can use fresh or frozen broccoli , just needs to be cooked prior. Thanks for the recipe!!! Next time we’ll use more Alfredo in the bottom of the dish and less in the mixture. When placing the stuffed shells in the baking dish , do they go in face up showing the insides or face down. I just used the smaller ones, mixed them in with everything and used my ice cream scoop to kinda make balls and it came out just as great! Cover with foil and bake 35 minutes until heated thru. It is now one of my goto meals. Or depending on oven, potentially shorten up cooking time a few minutes. I use a cookie scoop and it’s much cleaner!! u can even make home made alfredo sauce cream cheese milk etc it even better . In under 30 minutes, you’ll have a wonderful meal on the table with little effort.. Keto Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli Recipe. Spoon remaining sauce over shells and sprinkle with Parmesan. How do you recommend cooking the chicken? Thank you so much for sharing!!! I am making this now and it smells so yummy! I am totally planning on making this recipe #Yum, I’m Italian lol and have heard of just about everything….especially pasta dishes…not this but omg looks amazing and am gonna throw this together tonight….I’m absolutely sure it’s gonna be a big hit….keep up the awesomeness ;-). Add bacon, tomatoes and herbs as a finishing touch and watch the rave reviews come in! Thank you, this was a hit at our house and we’ll definitely be making it again. I did add cream cheese to the mixture and my own spices. My wife loved it (she was one that originally found your recipe). Im so excited cant wait to taste it! It’s my mom’s birthday and this is what I’m making for the family dinner to celebrate her. Both result in easy to shred chicken. Thanks!! Servings: 24. Plus, you can find them on Amazon too. Definitely will double the sauce next time. In a large bowl mix together the shredded cooked chicken, 1 jar of alfredo sauce, broccoli, cheddar cheese, and parmesan cheese. What we love most about this recipe … I made these for dinner last night… let me just tell you, they were DELICIOUS!! I agree, Ragu is awful! Thanks again for commenting. Hope he enjoys! Otherwise delicious, everyone loved, even my pickiest. Just made this tonight. :) Let me know how they turn out once you make! Absolutely. Found your recipe, but didn’t have any chicken. Just adds a touch of flavoring when you take them out to serve. That’s how I felt when I first made them for my husband and it ended up being a huge success! Is it the Olive Garden recipe I have seen on Pinterest? I added garlic, salt oregano, black pepper and basil to this with a Fettuccini sauce in the bottom and it was fantastic! I’m not the best cook and I only ever roast broccoli so I just had to ask. How much water I add and for how long? Tip #3:  You can freeze this! So glad this recipe has been a hit in your family too! Yes! However, these shells sure are tasty! Didn’t put the red sauce on the bottom but warmed some up on the side for anyone that wanted to add it. I don’t have much luck with pasta in the crock pot. them in with the sauce/broccoli/chicken/alfredo sauce Then bake and will fully cook in oven with the sauce. I made this for my family, all I can say is… AMAZING!! Little skeptical cause I don’t cook a lot, new recipe, and wanna impress friends. I love it with tomato sauce / alfredo. Cajun Chicken Stuffed with Pepper Jack Cheese & Spinach is cooked to perfection and has a wonderful spicy kick! PREPARATION 1. Also didn’t have any shells on hand so made rigatoni and mixed it together in a baking dish, added fresh mozzarella on top and threw it in the oven. This was a great recipe! Probably a dumb question, but do you cook the chicken before you bake it? This is a silly question I’m sure, but do I pre-cook the shells? Totally agree with cooking chicken in a crockpot. Super delicious but not good for the waist line lol. Just when you think that you don’t have any more tips or ideas on how to get your children to eat a healthy dinner, a recipe like Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells makes its way into your life. Hi, this looks great! Don’t like Alfredo sauce or broccoli. Apr 16, 2019 - Chicken Stuffed Shells -jumbo shells are filled with a creamy chicken, broccoli, Alfredo mixture. I personally like Classico brand. My favorite brand is Preggo. Defently making it again :). Thank you for sharing this delicious recipe! THANK YOU FOR THIS RECIPE! I love both the Great Value and Bertolli alfredo! I made this tonight the fam loved it thank you so much for the recipe!!! Great for pot-lucks! They have a regular and a 4 cheese that’s really good. Bring to a simmer. Since my husband and I are vegetarians, we made this without chicken and added spinach. I’m curious because I can’t have tomato sauces sadly. They go together so well. I want to double the recipe and take this dish. :) Thanks for taking the time to comment — so glad it turned out great for you and your family! These are awesome, I’m Italian so we make alot of pasta dishes usually with red sauce. And it’s all over my hands! I’ll definitely be making this a lot. I am making this again todaay for a retirement party at work. I recommend face up so the mixture doesn’t ooze out. I’m Lauren, a mom of four and lover of good food. 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