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Life is busy but family dinners are important! That’s why I’m bringing back Sunday Supper with this Chicken Alfredo Bake from Bertolli. Mom will love this easy dinner recipe because it’s simple to make but the entire family will love it because it’s so good!

Easy dinner recipe from Bertolli

I feel like we’re always on the go! Between summer camp (or after school activities during the year), running errands and meeting up for play dates, life gets hectic. That’s why I feel like it’s so important to find balance. We need a time where we can sit and enjoy each other’s company without electronics or other distractions. That’s why I’m bringing back Sunday Supper and Bertolli makes it easy for me with their new Bertolli Sunday Supper Calendar

Bertolli Sunday Supper Calendar

With their Bertolli Sunday Supper Calendar, you’ll get weekly calendar reminders with tasty recipes, crafts and even tips and tricks for cooking your favorite meals. All you do is sign up and they’ll deliver inspiration right to your calendar.  

Bertolli Sunday Supper Calendar

 

Now I don’t have to stress about what to make for Sunday Supper…I can go straight to my calendar. I’ve already peeked ahead and there are celebrity chefs, paninis for National Panini Day and lots more. Bertolli shares something new every week so that I can just focus on having a night of family fun and relaxation!

Bertolli Creamy Alfredo with Cauliflower and Milk

It also gave me the chance to try this Chicken Alfredo Bake using the new Bertolli® Creamy Alfredo with Cauliflower and Milk Sauce. What I like about this new sauce is that it tastes just as good as other Bertolli sauces but has half the fat and calories. This lighter version takes cauliflower, fresh milk and aged parmesan and combines them to make a lighter version of their traditional Alfredo sauce. Cooked lightly in olive oil, just like it’s done in Tuscany, this sauce has a fresh flavor that you can taste in every bite!

Chicken Alfredo Bake

I’m all about letting Bertolli simplify my life so I tried their recipe for Baked Chicken Alfredo Pennoni & Cheese. It’s so easy to make and the sauce tasted cream and totally delish! Plus, knowing that it had fewer calories than my usual sauce made it taste even better!

Start by cooking the pasta and while you’re waiting for it to finish, mix the ricotta, mozzarella, basil, egg and pepper.

Mixing ricotta, basil and mozzarella

Combine the cooked pasta with Bertolli Creamy Alfredo with Cauliflower and Milk Sauce.

Adding alfredo sauce to pasta

Add ricotta mixture and chicken and mix together. The only thing I changed was that the recipe didn’t actually call for chicken. I added that on my own.

Combining ricotta mixture, Bertolli sauce and pasta

Pour the chicken alfredo into a baking dish. Top with mozzarella, breadcrumbs and grated Parmesan cheese.

Adding cheese and breadcrumbs

Cover with foil and bake at 350° for 30 minutes, removing foil for the last five minutes. I put mine under the broiler for the last two minutes to give it a finished, golden look.

Baked Chicken Alfredo with Bertolli sauce

Even though this new Bertolli sauce has half the fat and calories of traditional Alfredo sauce, you’d never know by tasting it. It’s really good!

Chicken alfredo being served

The best part is that this makes so many servings, you’ll have enough of this chicken alfredo bake for Monday supper too. The family gets a delicious dinner and mom gets even more time to relax…it’s a win/win!

baked chicken alfredo on plate

Don’t forget to sign up for the Bertolli Sunday Supper Calendar to get more awesome recipes like this one. This chicken alfredo made dinner so easy that I was able to relax and enjoy a little family time.  

Baked chicken alfredo with bread

 

Easy Chicken Alfredo Bake

Easy Chicken Alfredo Bake

Yield:
8
Prep Time:
20 minutes
Cook Time:
30 minutes
Total Time:
50 minutes

This chicken alfredo bake is as easy to make as it is delicious and will have the family begging for seconds!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 jar Bertolli Creamy Alfredo with Cauliflower and Milk
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts, cooked & cubed
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine ricotta, 1 1/2 cups mozzarella, basil, egg & pepper in bowl.
  3. Combine hot pasta and sauce in a separate, larger bowl.
  4. Stir in ricotta mixture, then spoon into baking dish.
  5. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella, bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese, then cover with foil.
  6. Bake 30 minutes, removing foil for the last 5 minutes or until bread crumbs are golden brown and cheese is melted.

Notes

The Bertolli recipe called for an 11×7 baking dish but I used a 9×13 glass baking dish and it worked too.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 8

Serving Size: 1

Amount Per Serving:

Calories: 252 Total Fat: 13g Saturated Fat: 7g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 85mg Sodium: 362mg Carbohydrates: 11g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 2g Protein: 23g

Frequently Asked Questions: 

How To Cook Chicken For Chicken Alfredo

Take two chicken breasts and cut into chunks. Season with salt, pepper and Italian seasoning, then saute in olive oil until completely cooked.

How To Make This Chicken Alfredo Bake Ahead Of Time
It’s easy to make chicken alfredo ahead of time so that you can just pop it in the oven when you’re ready. Either the night before or morning of, do all the steps until you reach the toppings. Save the mozzarella, bread crumbs and parmesan until you’re ready to bake. Cover the baking pan with foil and refrigerate until ready. Add topping and bake according to the instructions.

How To Reheat Chicken Alfredo

Most of the time we just reheat ours in the microwave. However, if you don’t mind waiting, it tastes even better when reheated in the oven. Just bake for about 10 minutes or until the center is hot. You can even  throw a little more cheese on top if you have it.

What To Serve With Chicken Alfredo

Chicken alfredo tastes best when served with salad and a couple slices of crusty bread.

Can You Freeze Chicken Alfredo

Yes, we have frozen it and reheats nicely. Just be sure it’s well sealed to avoid freezer burn. Pull it out of the freezer and let it defrost in the refrigerator. When ready to eat, reheat it in the oven for approximately 10 minutes at 350°.

Sunday Supper from Bertolli

If you liked this chicken alfredo bake, you’ll want to try this No Fry White Chicken Parmigiano and the Linguine With Roasted Garlic, Mushrooms & Chicken

Don’t forget to sign up for the Bertolli Sunday Supper Calendar to get more easy recipes, cooking tips and even DIY crafts.

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Want more delicious Bertolli recipes? Try this Chicken Pasta Bake With Mushrooms & Sun Dried Tomatoes
 
Chicken pasta bake with mushrooms and sundried tomatoes

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