Enjoy a comforting and flavorful meal with our Chicken and Cream Cheese Casserole recipe. Tender chicken, creamy cheese, and savory spices come together in this hearty casserole that’s perfect for any occasion. Baked to golden perfection, this dish is sure to become a family favorite.
|½||(16-ounce) package macaroni shells|
|1||(14.5-ounce) can chicken broth|
|⅓||cup all-purpose flour|
|½||teaspoon dried tarragon leaves|
|2||(3-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened|
|1||(5-ounce) can HORMEL® Premium Chicken Breast, drained and flaked|
|¼||cup finely chopped onion|
|3||tablespoons finely chopped green bell pepper|
|2||tablespoons diced pimiento, if desired|
|½||cup cornflake crumbs, buttered|
Heat oven to 350°F.
Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.
In medium saucepan, whisk together broth, flour and tarragon until smooth. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Cool slightly.
In medium bowl, stir cream cheese until smooth; whisk into broth.
In bowl, combine macaroni, broth mixture, chicken and remaining ingredients except cornflake crumbs; mix well. Pour into 2-quart baking dish; top with cornflake crumbs.
Bake casserole 20 to 30 minutes or until hot.