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                           CHICKEN AND PASTA BAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Casseroles                       Poultry
                 Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Onion-chopped
    1       c            Mushrooms-fresh,sliced
    1       c            Zucchini
      1/2   c            Celery
    1       c            Garlic-minced
    3       tb           Butter or margarine
    1       c            Tomatoes, whole-drained and
    1       t            Basil, whole-dried
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Red pepper-crushed
    8       oz           Macaroni shells-uncooked
    3       c            Chicken-cooked, chopped
    1 1/2   c            Whipping cream
    2       c            Monterey jack cheese-shreded
      1/2   c            Parmesan cheese-grated
 
   Saute first 5 ingredients in butter until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir
   in tomatoes, basil, salt, and crushed red pepper; set aside. Cook pasta
   according to package directions; drain. Combine pasta, vegetable mixture,
   and chicken in a large bowl; spoon mixture into an 11x7x1-1/2-inch baking
   dish. Combine whipping cream and cheeses in a medium saucepan; cook over
   low heat until cheese melts, stirring frequently. Pour sauce over pasta
   mixture. Bake, covered, at 350F for 40 to 45 minutes or until thoroughly
   heated. Makes 6-8 servings.
  
 
 
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