This has quickly become a favorite weekday dinner at my house. It is super easy to prep, cover, and toss it in the oven on a busy day.
250 grams chickpea pasta
1 pound frozen broccoli (about 5 cups)
4 tablespoons cream cheese
1 1/4 cup shredded cheddar
1/4 cup nutritional yeast
2 teaspoons garlic salt
1 cup plain greek yogurt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1 pound shredded chicken breast (you can add as much or as little chicken as you prefer!)
Preheat oven to 365 degrees
cook and shred chicken, set aside
steam broccoli until tender when pierced with a fork, set aside
boil pasta to al dente and drain, set aside
in a small saucepan, combine cream cheese, yogurt, nutritional yeast, garlic salt, and pepper. stir to combine
place over medium heat and stir until it begins to melt together
add 1 cup shredded cheese
continue stirring until the sauce becomes a smooth consistency
in a large mixing bowl, combine pasta, chicken and broccoli.
pour cheese sauce over top and gently fold to evenly coat the mixture
pour into a 9x14 pan
sprinkle bread crumbs and remaining 1/4 cup of cheese evenly over the top.
bake until cheese is melted and bread crumbs begin to brown (between 10-15 minutes)