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Cheesy Chicken and Mostaccioli

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Category: Pasta, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 6 oz Packaged dried mostaccioli
  • -with tomato; red pepper,
  • -and basil or plain
  • -mostaccioli
  • 2 c Loose-pack frozen mixed
  • -vegetables
  • 1 md Onion; chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 2 tb Margarine or butter
  • 2 tb All-purpose flour
  • 2 ts Instant chicken bouillon
  • -granules
  • 2 c Milk
  • 1 1/2 c Shredded Monterey Jack
  • -cheese with jalapeno
  • -peppers; (6 ounces)
  • 2 tb Snipped cilantro or parsley
  • 1 1/2 c Chopped cooked chicken
  • -(about 8 ounces) or one 9
  • -1/4-ounce can tuna;
  • -drained, & broken into
  • -chunks
  • 1 md Tomato; halved and sliced


In a large saucepan or Dutch oven bring about 3 quarts water to boiling.
Add pasta. Return to boiling; cook for 9 minutes. Add frozen mixed
vegetables. Return to boiling; cook for 5 to 7 minutes more or till pasta
is tender but slightly firm and vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain; rinse
with cold water. Drain again.

F or sauce, in a large saucepan cook onion in margarine or butter till
tender. Stir in flour and bouillon granules. Add milk all at once. Cook and
stir till thickened and bubbly. Add cheese, stirring till melted. Stir in
cilantro or parsley. Remove from heat.

Add pasta and chicken or tuna to the sauce; toss to coat. Spoon mixture
into a 2-quart square baking dish. Cover dish with foil.

Bake in a 375 degree oven for 20 minutes. Remove foil from dish. Arrange
tomato slice halves on top of pasta mixture. Bake, uncovered, for 5 to 10
minutes more or till heated through. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Makes 6 main-dish servings.

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