Chicken Caruso

Chicken Caruso

Chicken Caruso


4 cups chicken broth

8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni or noodles of your choosing

2- 4 slices bacon, cut up

1/4 cup finely chopped red or green peppers

1/3 cup finely chopped onion

Sliced pimentos (1/4 cup chopped or cherry tomatoes can be added for color/ flavor if desired.

2 cups cooked and cut up chicken or turkey

2 cups shredded American cheese

1 pkg (10 ounce) frozen peas, cooked and well drained


In a large saucepan, heat broth to boiling.  Add macaroni and cook for 10 minutes or until tender.  Do NOT drain.

In a large skillet, fry bacon until crisp.  Add in pepper and onion.  Cook until tender.  Drain off excess fat.  Add macaroni / broth mixture and chicken/ turkey and all other ingredients.  Heat over medium flame until well heated and serve.


  1. jill slovacek says:

    I lost my card on this dish which immediately became a favorite. There our other ones out there but this is the one I made and fell in love with. My cards were from 19-60-70 so its hard to find. I am so happy, its on my grocery list for my next shopping !

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