Cheesy Chicken Tortellini

Certainly! Here’s the full recipe for Cheesy Chicken Tortellini:


  • 1 bag of tortellini noodles
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 1 bag mozzarella cheese
  • Handful of broccoli
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups Parmesan cheese
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • Seasonings of your choice (salt, pepper, garlic powder, etc.)
  • Parsley flakes for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Boil the tortellini noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a saucepan, warm up the shredded rotisserie chicken with the broccoli until heated through.
  4. Add the cooked noodles to the chicken and broccoli mixture. Stir together and transfer the mixture to a baking dish.
  5. In another saucepan, combine the butter, heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, and your favorite seasonings. Let it come to a small boil, stirring continuously until the cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth.
  6. Pour the creamy sauce over the noodle and chicken mixture in the baking dish.
  7. Cover the top with mozzarella cheese and sprinkle with parsley flakes for garnish.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  9. Remove from the oven, let it cool for a few minutes, and serve.

Enjoy your delicious and cheesy chicken tortellini!

here are some popular questions and answers related to Cheesy Chicken Tortellini:

Q: Can I use fresh tortellini instead of dried? A: Yes, you can use fresh tortellini for a quicker cooking time. Just adjust the boiling time according to the package instructions.

Q: Can I use a different type of cheese? A: Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with different cheeses to suit your taste. A blend of Italian cheeses or cheddar can work well.

Q: Are there any vegetables I can substitute for broccoli? A: Yes, you can customize the dish by using your favorite vegetables. Spinach, cherry tomatoes, or bell peppers are great alternatives.

Q: Can I prepare this dish ahead of time? A: Yes, you can assemble the dish ahead of time and refrigerate it. Bake it when you’re ready to serve, adding a few extra minutes to the baking time if needed.

Q: How do I store leftovers? A: Store any leftover cheesy chicken tortellini in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.

Q: Can I use homemade tortellini? A: Certainly! If you have the time and inclination, homemade tortellini can add a personal touch to the dish.

Q: What side dishes pair well with this recipe? A: A simple green salad, garlic bread, or roasted vegetables make excellent side dishes to complement the cheesy chicken tortellini.

Feel free to tailor the recipe to your preferences and enjoy your meal!

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