👉 CheesyPastabake


Cheesy Chicken and Pasta Bake


  • 1 bag Knorr Pasta Sides – Creamy Chicken Noodles
  • 1 bag Knorr Pasta Sides – Cheesy Broccoli Rice
  • 1 can (14 oz) chicken broth
  • 1 can (10.5 oz) cream of chicken soup
  • 4-6 boneless, skinless chicken tenders
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the contents of one bag of Knorr Pasta Sides – Creamy Chicken Noodles and one bag of Knorr Pasta Sides – Cheesy Broccoli Rice.
  3. Add the can of chicken broth and cream of chicken soup to the pasta mixture. Stir well until all ingredients are evenly combined.
  4. Spray a baking dish with cooking spray to prevent sticking. Pour the pasta mixture into the baking dish, spreading it evenly.
  5. Lay the chicken tenders on top of the pasta mixture.
  6. In a small bowl, mix together the garlic salt, black pepper, and paprika. Sprinkle the seasoning mixture evenly over the chicken tenders.
  7. Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for 35-40 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the top is golden brown.
  8. Once done, remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  9. Serve the cheesy chicken and pasta bake hot, and enjoy your delicious TikTok-inspired dinner!


  1. Customize the Pasta Sides: Feel free to experiment with different flavors of Knorr Pasta Sides or other pasta brands to suit your taste preferences. You can try Alfredo, Four Cheese, or any other creamy pasta option.
  2. Add Vegetables: Enhance the nutritional value and flavor by adding diced vegetables like bell peppers, spinach, or cherry tomatoes to the pasta mixture.
  3. Use Homemade Chicken Broth: If you have homemade chicken broth, it can add an extra layer of flavor to your dish. Alternatively, low-sodium store-bought broth is a good option.
  4. Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup: For a fresher taste, consider making your own cream of chicken soup. This allows you to control the ingredients and tailor the flavor to your liking.
  5. Cheese Variation: Experiment with different types of cheese or a blend of cheeses to customize the dish. Sharp cheddar, mozzarella, or Parmesan can add depth to the cheesy flavor.
  6. Marinate the Chicken: Marinate the chicken tenders in your favorite marinade for a few hours before baking. This can infuse more flavor into the chicken.
  7. Fresh Herbs: Add freshness by sprinkling chopped herbs like parsley or chives over the dish before serving. This can provide a pop of color and a burst of fresh flavor.
  8. Crunchy Topping: For added texture, consider topping the cheesy chicken and pasta bake with breadcrumbs or crushed crackers before baking. This creates a delightful crispy layer.
  9. Bake in Individual Servings: Instead of using a large baking dish, you can bake the dish in individual portions for a stylish presentation and easy serving.
  10. Serve with a Side Salad: Balance the richness of the cheesy chicken and pasta bake by serving it alongside a light, crisp salad. A simple green salad with vinaigrette can complement the dish well.
  11. Adjust Cooking Time: Cooking times may vary based on your oven and the thickness of the chicken. Keep an eye on the dish as it bakes, and adjust the time accordingly to prevent overcooking.
  12. Leftover Ideas: If you have leftovers, consider turning them into a creamy pasta casserole or reheating the dish with a splash of additional broth to keep it moist.

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