Easy Chicken Alfredo Bake has all the hallmarks of a comfort food pasta bake. Creamy, cheesy sauce? Yes. Golden brown bread crumb topping? Yes. Dump and bake? Yes. This easy chicken alfredo recipe is a dish you can pull together using pantry staples in less than an hour. A big time saver is the canned chicken, so you only really have to prep the penne to make this Easy Chicken Alfredo Bake oven ready. This creamy baked chicken alfredo recipe is perfect anytime you need a hearty meal but don't have time to run to the grocery store, and it can be customized with what you have on hand. Use any short pasta to replace the penne and sub in any shredded cheese for the mozzarella!
Cook and drain the penne according to the package directions. While the penne is cooking, heat the oven to 400°F. Stir the bread crumbs and oil in a small bowl.
Stir the cooked penne, sauce, chicken, peas and cheese in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon the mixture into a 13x9x2-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with the bread crumb mixture. Cover the baking dish.
Bake for 20 minutes or until hot. Uncover and bake for another 10 minutes or until the bread crumb mixture is golden brown. Serve hot.
This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.