Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta


  • 1/2 lb uncooked penne pasta (about 3 cups)
  • 1/4 cup onion, minced
  • 1/2 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cups Lamers Dairy Dairyland’s Best Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup plus 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded (about 3 cups)
  • 5 thin slices cooked ham, cut into ribbons (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9×13 ovenproof dish.
  2. Cook pasta to al dente and drain.
  3. Cook onion and garlic until translucent. Do not color.
  4. In a large saucepan, heat Lamers Dairy Dairyland’s Best Heavy Whipping Cream and cream cheese until smooth. Stir in 1 cup shredded cheese, cooked onion and garlic. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, ham and pasta. Add the sauce and toss to coat.
  6. Transfer to the baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheese and Panko breadcrumbs. Bake for 20 minutes.