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Chicken Broccoli Garlic Alfredo Shells are stuffed with tender chicken, cheese, broccoli, and homemade alfredo sauce. These shells are creamy, cheesy and out of this world delicious! 

Chicken Broccoli Garlic Alfredo Shells in a white baking dish.

This is one of those meals that you know you love before you even make it. Since life has been on the go and my boys are always at lacrosse practice, my family was especially excited to sit down together and eat this delicious meal. There is nothing better than a home cooked meal in my opinion. These shells included all of the things that we love and made with my favorite homemade alfredo sauce. The broccoli was small enough that even my picky eater loved them.

These shells get stuffed with chopped broccoli, tender rotisserie chicken, cheese and homemade alfredo. They are so simple but yet so delicious!! You then use the reserved alfredo and pour it over the shells and top with some more cheese.

Chicken Broccoli Garlic Alfredo Shells being scooped up by a large serving spoon.

This dinner is a home run! My husband still raves about how much he loved this meal. All you have to do is serve it with a side salad and some crusty garlic bread and this meal is a guaranteed hit! You will want to make it again and again!

Chicken Broccoli Garlic Alfredo Shells on a white serving plate.

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Chicken Broccoli Garlic Alfredo Shells

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Chicken Broccoli Garlic Alfredo Shells are stuffed with tender chicken, cheese, broccoli, and homemade alfredo sauce. These shells are creamy, cheesy and out of this world delicious!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6


Homemade Alfredo:

Shell Ingredients:

  • 1 12 oz. box Jumbo Shells
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken rotisserie works great
  • 2 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese divided
  • 1 12 ounce bag broccoli florets steamed and chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh grated parmesan for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 inch pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan add butter, heavy whipping cream, and cream cheese. Cook over medium heat and whisk until melted. Add the minced garlic, garlic powder, italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Continue to whisk until smooth. Add the grated parmesan cheese. Bring to a simmer and continue to cook for about 3-5 minutes or until it starts to thicken. Remove from heat.
  • Pour 1 cup of the homemade alfredo into the bottom of your 9x13 inch pan.
  • Cook the jumbo shells according to package directions. Drain and rinse in cold water. In a medium sized bowl add the shredded chicken, 2 cups mozzarella cheese, broccoli, and 1 1/2 cups homemade alfredo. Stir and stuff each shell with mixture. Place in prepared 9x13 inch pan.
  • Pour remaining alfredo on top of the shells and top with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until heated through and bubbly.
  • Top with freshly grated parmesan cheese if desired.


Calories: 698kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 31gFat: 62gSaturated Fat: 37gCholesterol: 236mgSodium: 838mgPotassium: 254mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 2130IUVitamin C: 0.5mgCalcium: 503mgIron: 1.1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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About Alyssa Rivers

Alyssa Rivers is the author of 'The Tried and True Cookbook', a professional food photographer and experienced recipe-developer. Having a passion for cooking, her tried and true recipes have been featured on Good Morning America, Today Food, Buzzfeed and more.

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    1. Yes! You can assemble everything in the baking dish and cover well with foil to freeze. When you’re ready to cook, preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit and bake for 50-55 minutes. I recommend leaving the foil on for the first 30 minutes, then removing it for the last 20-25 minutes. Cook it until the center reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit

  1. This is the BEST Alfredo sauce ever! Add the cream cheese you won’t be sorry so delish!!

  2. These are amazing. My friends and family love them. Even my friends that don’t like Alfredo sauce loved the homemade Alfredo sauce

  3. I haven’t tried making this yet but I definitely will. When making Alfredo sauce in the past I find it loses its smooth consistency very quickly and becomes mealy. I have never used cream cheese in the recipe, does this make a difference to creaminess and staying power?

  4. This is such an awesome dinner idea! I’ve actually never tried stuffed shells so these are a must!