Confetti Chicken Spaghetti Casserole

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Serves: 10-12
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Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

2 lb cooked and diced chicken breasts
4 stalks of celery, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
3/4 c chopped onion
2 can(s) original rotel tomatoes
1/2 stick butter
1 small can of english peas, drained
1 small can of chopped black olives
1 can of chopped water chestnuts
16 oz package of vermicelli, cooked
1 1/2 lb velveeta cheese
16 oz package of shredded cheddar cheese

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Jenny Powers Recipe
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Jenny's notes for this recipe:
This is such a colorful and tasty recipe. Whenever I make this, folks always ask for the recipe. Sooo good. This picture was taken before I added shredded cheddar cheese on the top and baked. I just wanted you to be able to see the ingredients.
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Directions

1
Cut the velveeta into small cubes, place in a microwavable bowl with the 2 cans of rotel tomatoes abd set aside
2
Cook the raw vegetables in the microwave until tender or saute in butter until tender.
3
Cook the cheese and the rotel in the microwave for about 5 mins.COntinue to cook in 5 min intervals until it is melted and combined by stirring with the totel tomatoes.
4
Stir in the cooked vegetables, water chestnuts and black olives, stir until all is mixed. Add the peas and toss gently.
5
Place the cooked vermicelli into a 9x13 casserole that has been coated with cooking spray. Top with the chicken and cheese mixture.
6
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 mins. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese, return to the oven until bubbly.
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user pixie cleveland pixiecleveland - Jan 27, 2012
Jenny this one sounds good.I really love water chestnuts and black beans.I most definitly will try.....Thanks, Pixie
user Jenny Powers JennyPowers - Jan 28, 2012
You won't have any leftovers. I looked for your recipes and it won't come up with any.
user Lori Britt mzlorib - Mar 14, 2012
An ex-boyfriend's Mom used to make this, and I've been looking for the recipe ever since...this is definitely it, but she didn't put olives, peas, or water chestnuts in her version. I can't wait to make it; it'll be the first time I've had it in years!!! Thanks! :)
user Jenny Powers JennyPowers - Mar 15, 2012
Let me know how you like it.
user Jenny Powers JennyPowers - Dec 9, 2013
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo

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