Creamy Dijon Chicken Pasta Bake

Sharing a favorite chicken pasta bake today! My Creamy Dijon Chicken Pasta Bake is packed with vegetables and a creamy dijon sauce.
chicken pasta bake

Chicken Pasta Bake

This chicken pasta bake makes the perfect Sunday dinner for a large group.  The creamy dijon sauce is so good with the chicken and vegetables.  Serve with a chopped salad and garlic bread.

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How To Make Chicken Pasta Bake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly spray a 9×13 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Place trimmed asparagus onto a silpat or parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes them remove from oven. Once cooled, chop into 1 inch pieces.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain under cold water then transfer to a 5 quart dutch oven or large pot.
  4. Heat olive oil into a large 3 quart skillet over medium heat. Add zucchini, red pepper, onion, and garlic. Cook and stir for 5 minutes until slightly softened. Add parsley and thyme, stirring to combine. Chopped asparagus up next then stir. Add shredded chicken and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Boil water and whisk in Shirley J Whisk Bliss. Stir and bring back to a boil until thick and creamy. Reduce heat to low and stir in Dijon mustard. Pour Dijon sauce over cooked pasta then add in cooked vegetables. Stir to combine then transfer to prepared baking dish. Top evenly with Parmesan Cheese and bake for 25 minutes until slightly golden. Remove from oven and serve.

chicken pasta bake

Bake your asparagus for 10 minutes until tender.

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Time to cook the veggies! Add your zucchini, red pepper, onion and garlic.

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Fresh parsley and thyme leaves.

Pasta Bake Recipe

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Cooked asparagus.

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Add your cooked, shredded chicken breast and season with a touch of salt and pepper.

chicken pasta bake

Ok, time for Shirley J’s Whisk Bliss. Bring 4 cups of water to boil. You can find this product on Amazon.

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Whisk in 1 cup of Whisk Bliss.

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Bring the sauce to a boil until creamy and thick. Literally took just a few minutes. Reduce heat.

Creamy Dijon Sauce

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Stir in 3 tablespoons of Dijon or spicy brown mustard.

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Pour sauce into cooked pasta.

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Add the lovely cooked vegetables and chicken.

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Transfer to a 9×13 inch baking dish.

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Top with Parmesan Cheese and it’s time to bake!

chicken pasta bake

Dijon Chicken Pasta Bake

This Dijon Chicken Pasta Bake is packed with vegetables in a creamy Dijon sauce.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Servings: 10
Calories: 321kcal
Author: Jenny
Cost: 20
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound dry elbow pasta
  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus ends trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped zucchini
  • 1 cup finely diced red pepper
  • 1 cup finely diced white onion
  • 2 tablespoons fresh minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons fresh finely chopped thyme leaves
  • 2 medium cooked shredded chicken breast
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup Shirley J Whisk Bliss Original
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon Mustard
  • 4 tablespooons freshly grated Parmesan Cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly spray a 9×13 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place trimmed asparagus onto a silpat or parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes them remove from oven. Once cooled, chop into 1 inch pieces.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, drain under cold water then transfer to a 5 quart dutch oven or large pot.
  • Heat olive oil into a large 3 quart skillet over medium heat. Add zucchini, red pepper, onion, and garlic. Cook and stir for 5 minutes until slightly softened. Add parsley and thyme, stirring to combine. Add chopped asparagus and stir. Add shredded chicken and season with salt and pepper.
  • Boil water and whisk in Shirley J Whisk Bliss. Stir and bring back to a boil until thick and creamy. Reduce heat to low and stir in Dijon mustard. Pour Dijon sauce over cooked pasta then add in cooked vegetables. Stir to combine then transfer to prepared baking dish. Top evenly with Parmesan Cheese and bake for 25 minutes until slightly golden. Remove from oven and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 390mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 888IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 3mg
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899 Responses
  1. Tammy

    I would love to win as we are new to the Gluten Free diet and need new recipes and cooking utensils for our son. Looks yummy! 🙂

  2. Theresa

    Your recipe sounds and looks delish. There are so many delicious recipes. I like the Alfredo 1 and the dessert recipes sound awesome. I would have such a hard time choosing.

  3. Amelia

    I would use the Whisk Bliss Gluten Free to make Sausage Gravy with Biscuits… My hubby and I LOVE biscuits and gravy, but we don’t have it too often, so it’s a very special treat when we do 🙂

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