Chicken Pot Pie Mac & Cheese

Sweet 'n Savory Therapy

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth (we used Swanson 33% Less Sodium)
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley (we used Italian parsley)
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper (we used freshly ground black pepper)
  • 3/4 cup shredded sharp white Cheddar cheese, divided (we used 1 cup*)
  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken (we used breast meat)
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 6 slices American cheese
  • 3/4 cup coarsely crushed buttery round crackers (we used Ritz crackers)

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Look at the box your pasta came in and follow it’s directions for cooking. Drain the pasta and place it in…

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