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Quick and Easy Chicken Spaghetti Recipe

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This casserole style dish has a Mexican influence and is not named “The Best Chicken Spaghetti” for nothing!
Best Chicken Spaghetti Recipe

This casserole-style dish has a Mexican influence and is not named “The Best Chicken Spaghetti” for nothing! The sauce is both zesty and creamy, rich in flavor provided by Mexican salsa, crema, chicken broth, cream of chicken soup, and taco seasoning. This cheesy masterpiece will be devoured in a matter of minutes!

What Goes Into The Best Chicken Spaghetti?

To make this creamy and zesty dish, you will need:

  • Long pasta (spaghetti or angel hair)
  • Cooked chicken (you can use rotisserie chicken)
  • Cream of chicken soup
  • Salsa
  • Mexican crema
  • Mexican cheese blend
  • Taco seasoning
  • Chicken broth
  • Freshly chopped parsley for garnish

Best Chicken Spaghetti Recipe

How Do I Make The Best Chicken Spaghetti?

  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions, drain, and set aside
  2. While the pasta is cooking, preheat the oven to 350 F.
  3. After you drain the pasta, pour the cream of chicken soup, salsa, crema (or sour cream), chicken broth, taco seasoning, and one cup of cheese into the same pot. Mix well.
  4. Mix in the cooked chicken and pasta
  5. Place the pasta mixture into a 9×13-inch casserole dish, top with the remaining cup of shredded cheese, and bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Serve with freshly chopped parsley on top.

Best Chicken Spaghetti Recipe

Can Chicken Spaghetti Be Frozen?

Yes, it can. Just let it come to room temperature before placing it in a freezer-safe bag.

You can freeze it for up to 4 months. Before reheating, you might want a add a couple of tablespoons of water to it just so the sauce can hydrate again.

Other Chicken Pasta Recipes For You:

  • Shredded Chicken Pasta
  • Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta
  • Slow Cooker Olive Garden Chicken Pasta
  • Creamy Chicken Gorgonzola
Best Chicken Spaghetti Recipe

Quick and Easy Chicken Spaghetti Recipe

This casserole style dish has a Mexican influence and is not named “The Best Chicken Spaghetti” for nothing!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 404kcal
Author: Katherine - Yummfully

Ingredients

  • 12 oz spaghetti or angel hair pasta
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, cubed
  • 2- 10 oz cans cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup salsa
  • ¾ cup Mexican crema or sour cream
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend divided
  • 1 ½ tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley plus more for serving
  • Freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta according to package directions, drain, and set aside
  • While the pasta is cooking, preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • After you drain the pasta, pour the cream of chicken soups, salsa, crema (or sour cream), chicken broth, taco seasoning, and one cup of cheese into the same pot. Stir until well combined.
  • Mix in the cooked chicken and pasta
  • Place the pasta mixture into a 9x13-inch casserole dish, top with the remaining cup of shredded cheese and bake for 25 minutes. Serve with freshly chopped parsley on top.

Notes

  1. Make sure to cook the pasta al dente. Do not overcook it because you have to bake it.
  2. Make sure to stir all sauce ingredients well before mixing in the pasta and chicken.
  3. Serve piping hot. Pasta dishes tend to harden as they cool down.
 
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Nutrition

Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 17g
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