Find family pleasing, creamy, cheesy chicken pasta bake recipes that make the most of leftovers and also allow you to sneak in some veg!
A chicken and spinach lasagne with a creamy white cheese sauce. My kids love it.
This is a tasty, creamy pasta bake with many different flavours to savour. Add as much or as little of the spices as you like, to suit your personal taste. It is also good made with gnocchi.
A different take on lasagne, these rolls have a filling of chicken, sauteed mushrooms, spinach and cheese.
A delicious combination of chicken, pasta and tomatoes that can be served warm or chilled for a great meal on a warm summer day! This recipe may look a bit complicated, but I promise you - it is not. Chicken can be cooked on the hob or on a barbecue. It is great for large family gatherings and does not really need to be served with anything other than a good loaf of bread for sopping up the juices. I hope your family enjoys this as much as mine has.
This is a twist on a classic Middle Eastern bechamel pasta. It consists of chicken breast, penne pasta, vegetables and herbs, and is topped with a luscious béchamel sauce and mozzarella cheese. Baked until nice and bubbly.
A very cheap and filling meal and very easy to make. Ideal for during the week for the family. Got the ingredients from the back of a ready meal and made it up along the cooking process. Versatile as ingredients can be added or taken away, i.e. garlic, chopped peppers, etc.
This easy chicken pasta bake benefits from the addition of broccoli, olives and a quick and creamy white sauce. You can use fettuccine as stated, or any other pasta shape you have to hand. Enjoy!
A unique take on lasagne that is bursting with flavour. The type of sausage you use is really up to you, and really makes the flavour of this dish. If you prefer, you can make your own white sauce instead of using shop-bought cheese sauce.
Five ingredients come together for a cheap, filling and easy dish. Use another type of pasta instead of spaghetti - whatever you have to hand will work. You can use any cheese spread you like, and even cream cheese will make a nice dish. Season to taste with salt and pepper depending on how flavourful your cheese spread is.
A chicken pasta bake that is sure to become a family favourite. Cannelloni is stuffed with chicken, herbs, breadcrumbs and cheese, then topped with passata and more cheese and baked till bubbly. Use cannelloni or large pasta shells for this dish.
You can use leftovers in this pasta bake, making it very economical. Leftover pasta, leftover chicken, leftover ham - it all works well in this recipe. If you have some leftover veg, you can add that too.
A great comfort dish that can be tweaked according to your family's tastes. Creamy condensed soup makes for an easy sauce, while you can use any sort of frozen veg you wish - garden peas, spinach, or a mix. Leftover chicken could also be used. The crumbly Parmesan topping is delicious and sets this pasta bake apart!
Crunchy cornflakes and Cheddar cheese top this creamy pasta bake. It has some unexpected ingredients, but is so comforting and delicious. Make this ahead up to 1 day in advance. Or you can freeze it uncooked, then bake it from frozen (increase cooking time by 15 minutes). In place of the tinned green beans, you can use 450g of mixed veggies, frozen or thawed.
Reminiscent of a lasagne, but with a combination of cheat's ingredients, such as condensed cream of chicken soup and cottage cheese. Very comforting and hearty, perfect for winter with a green salad on the side.
A filling, creamy, cheesy chicken lasagne. There's no pre-cooking if you use fresh pasta. Even if you don't, just boil the lasagne sheets first, then simply layer all of the ingredients, and bake! You can use leftover chicken, if desired. But pre-cooked chicken from the supermarket works a treat.
A rich and creamy chicken pasta bake. Cannelloni are stuffed with a mixture of chicken and a creamy Parmesan and ricotta sauce, seasoned with garlic, nutmeg, oregano, marjoram and basil. A truly decadent dish!
If you have leftover roast chicken and a few tins in your cupboard, you're likely able to make this easy and comforting pasta bake. Try adding frozen garden peas for colour. You can also use dried breadcrumbs instead of crumbled crackers for the topping.
This pasta bake is easy to prepare and cheap to make. Kids will love it. Spaghetti is combined with chicken breast pieces, Cheddar cheese and a tin of cream of mushroom soup, then baked till bubbly. Instead of the peppers, frozen garden peas are a tasty addition.
A family favourite pasta bake that requires little preparation, but tastes delicious. You can use leftover chicken, or cooked chicken bought from the supermarket for a shortcut.
A terrifically tasty chicken pasta bake that is cheap to make, as well. If this easy peasy pasta bake is too large for your crowd - divide it into two baking dishes; eat one, freeze the other. You can also use turkey breast meat.