Easy Chicken & Mushroom Casserole
Serves 15
Easy Casserole to make, Great flavor!
  1. 1-1/2 lbs Ziti, Mostaccioli or other medium pasta shape, uncooked
  2. 6 tablespoons margarine, divided
  3. 1-1/2 lbs ounces mushrooms, sliced
  4. ½ cup all-purpose flour
  5. 3 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  6. 5 cups skim milk
  7. 3/4 teaspoon salt
  8. 9 - 5-6 oz raw chicken breast, cubed into 1 inch pieces
  9. ¾ tsp each salt, pepper and granulated garlic ( for chicken)
  10. 6 Tbsp .Olive oil
  11. 1 2-ounce jar pimentos, drained and sliced
  12. 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  13. Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  3. While pasta is cooking, heat skillet to medium high heat, add olive oil ,add chicken to skillet and add the salt, pepper and garlic. Cook 3-4 minutes or until the chicken is browned. Remove from pan.
  4. Melt 1 Tbsp. margarine in skillet. Add mushrooms and sauté 2 to 3 minutes. Drain off any liquid and set mushrooms aside.
  5. Place the remaining margarine in the skillet and melt over medium-low heat. With a wire whisk, stir in flour. Gradually add the Dijon mustard, milk and salt, stirring constantly until mixture boils and thickens. Once thickened, stir in mushrooms and remove from heat.
  6. When pasta is done, drain well. Return pasta to the pot and add chicken, mushroom mixture, pimentos, cheese and pepper. Combine all ingredients together and transfer to a 2-quart casserole dish. Bake for 15 minutes or until heated through. Serve immediately.
From The Chef To You http://fromthecheftoyou.com/