Chicken Jalapeño Popper Pasta
Author: Nikki
This recipe is loaded with creamy cheesy goodness! It has the right amount of heat and cool and is such a flavor packed meal the whole family will go crazy over!
  • 1 pound cellentani pasta, cooked according to the package and drained
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, very softened
  • 1 cup bacon, crumbled
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
  • ¼ cup diced jalapenos
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ⅓ cup half and half
  • 2½ cups cooked and chopped chicken
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. In a large mixing bowl add cream cheese, bacon, 1 cup cheddar cheese, and jalapenos. Mix well.
  4. Stir in cream and half and half.
  5. Add pasta and mix well.
  6. Stir in chicken.
  7. Pour mixture into baking dish.
  8. Spread bread crumbs over pasta.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle remaining cheese over the top and return to the oven for 5 more minutes.
  10. Serve.
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