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Creamy Chicken Spaghetti Recipe

This recipe is a great way to use up leftover cooked chicken. It is so easy to whip up on a busy weeknight.—Pam Holloway, Marion, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 8 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • Creole seasoning to taste
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 6 cups cooked spaghetti

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute the celery, green pepper and onion in butter until tender. Stir in the soup, tomatoes and cheese. Cook over low heat until the cheese is melted. Add Creole seasoning. Stir in the chicken and spaghetti.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: The following spices may be substituted for 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning: 1/4 teaspoon each salt, garlic powder and paprika; and a pinch each of dried thyme, ground cumin and cayenne pepper.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 601 calories, 26 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 1,196 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 36 g protein.