Chicken Caesar Pasta Casserole

This Chicken Caesar Pasta Casserole is from my cookbook! It’s a light and creamy pasta tossed with Caesar dressing, chicken, and topped with crushed garlic croutons. 
Chicken Caesar Pasta Casserole - a pasta dish with creamy Caesar dressing and topped with crushed garlic croutons. the-girl-who-ate-everything.comI just recently returned from a short trip to Arizona to surprise my mom for her 77th birthday. Even though it’s a 5 hour flight I was kid-free so the flight alone was a little vacation in itself. The weird thing about flying by myself is that people talk to me. I know that sounds strange but when you’re flying with 5 kids, no one talks to you or wants to be anywhere near the hot mess circus we are.

It’s not that I’m anti-social but my alone time is rare. Most days I don’t get to shower or use the restroom alone. So I had my book in my hands and my headphones in my ears which to me say, “Don’t talk to me, I’m busy relaxing.” But apparently to some people it translates as, “Interrupt me and talk to me for 5 hours.”

I can’t complain too much because I’ve met some interesting people over the years. People that I will never forget.

This Chicken Caesar Pasta Casserole is one of the dishes in my cookbook. If you love Caesar salad, you’ll love this. The pasta is tossed in a light creamy dressing and topped with crushed garlic croutons. This is one of those easy go-to meals you’ll love.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Casserole
Serves: 6 servings
  • 2 cups rotini pasta, uncooked
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded (rotisserie chicken works well here)
  • 1 cup creamy Caesar dressing (I like Cardinis or Brianna's)
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • ⅓ cup green onions
  • 1 ½ cups Caesar flavored croutons, coarsely crushed
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 2-quart baking dish. This is smaller than a 9x13 pan which holds 3 quarts.
  2. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain well.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cooked pasta, chicken, Caesar dressing (you can add as much as ¼ cup more if desired), chicken broth, and green onions.
  4. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish and top with crushed croutons. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese on top and bake, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until croutons are golden brown. Serve with a green salad.
You can use any pasta you like here but I like the shape of the rotini because it really soaks in the Caesar dressing.
Source: My cookbook

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Christy is the voice behind The Girl Who Who Ate Everything! She is no stranger to making meals that kids and adults will love. She grew up in Mesa, Arizona as the youngest of ten kids. She can always be found in her kitchen with music playing and cooking with her kids. She published her first cookbook in 2014. She loves party food that gets the conversations going!

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  1. mmmmmm çok güzel 🙂

  2. Yum – thank you!

  3. This is one of my favorite recipes from your book! I’ve made it a few times, it is so good. Leftovers are great too!

  4. Hi thanks for a dinner idea for tonight. You just saved my day Sounds yummy

  5. Yummy!! It looks very good!!

  6. Christy, I also have and love your book, and this has got to be one of my favorites. When I take a casserole to others, they just rave about how “yummy”. Quick and easy, but also different from other pasta and chicken recipes. I’ve made it numerous times, and it is wonderful as “left-overs”, (if there is any).

  7. I think this looks amazing! Your cookbook is on my amazon wishlist to buy!

  8. So excited for this one! LOVE the ease and quick prep. Perfect for a weeknight din – PINNED!

  9. Isn’t that funny that no one will talk to you when you are with your kids?? I get the same thing when I have all of mine with me. If I have one with me they will comment otherwise nope. This salad looks amazing, can’t wait to try it out!

  10. I made this for my family and it was a HUGE hit. THANK YOU for the recipe 🙂

  11. This sounds really nice. Always looking for new recipes to try. Thanks for sharing.


  12. Looks delicious! I’ll be trying it out this week!