Chicken Ziti

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Ingredients

6 servings
  • 4 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 cup dice Celery
  • ½ cups dice Onion
  • ½ cups grate Carrot
  • 4 ounces Sliced Mushrooms, Canned
  • ⅛ cups Flour, All-Purpose
  • 2 ½ cups Milk
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Tarragon, Dried
  • ¼ teaspoons Black Pepper
  • 8 ounces Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
  • 4 ¾ cups cook Ziti
  • 2 cups cook and dice Chicken, Boneless Breasts
  • ⅓ cups Bread Crumbs

Freezer Containers

  • 2 8x8 baking pans

Supplies

  • Foils

Directions

In a saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Add celery, onion, carrots, and mushrooms. Cook until tender, but do not brown. Stir in flour. Add milk, salt, tarragon, and pepper. Cook and stir until mixture boils. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Combine cooked pasta, chicken, and cheese sauce. Pour into baking dish and top with bread crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes.

Freezing Directions

In a saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Add celery, onion, carrots, and mushrooms. Cook until tender, but do not brown. Stir in flour. Add milk, salt, tarragon, and pepper. Cook and stir until mixture boils. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Combine cooked pasta, chicken, and cheese sauce. Divide among indicated number of baking pans and top with bread crumbs. Cover with foil, label, and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Not Available

About This Recipe

This was a family favorite growing up that my mother use to prepare. It is a creamy casserole dish with hidden veggies!

Meet The Cook

The original Once a Month Mom, Tricia is an avid freezer cook who loves having food in the freezer for easy meals. She is blessed with two children and is able to enjoy the moments with them by doing the "chores" once a month.

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