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cheesy chicken pasta

a recipe by
Jennifer P.
Nashville, TN

I needed a dish that would serve as a pasta with chicken and cheese for my daughter in college. I whipped this up and everyone loved it. I packaged several vacuum seal bags and put in freezer for the college dorm room tiny freezer. It was a hit.

serves 8
method Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot

Ingredients For cheesy chicken pasta

  • 2 lg
    chicken breast
  • 3 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 stalk
  • 1
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb
  • 1 stick
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onions
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 2 c
    milk (or more)
  • 1/2 c
    velveeta cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    cottage cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make cheesy chicken pasta

  • 1
    put chicken breast, celery stalks, and chicken broth in instant pot and cook 25 minutes on high. Use hand mixer to shred chicken after cooked.
  • 2
    Cook spaghetti 10 minutes and drain. (I use a regular stove top pot for this step.)
  • 3
    put butter and onion in pan and saute. Add flour, stir and cook. Add heavy whipping cream and milk as needed to make sauce. Add Velveeta and cheddar.
  • 4
    Mix chicken, spaghetti, and sauce in large bowl. Season to taste. Put in 9 x 13 dish and sprinkle cheese on top. Bake 350 for 30 minutes until bubbly.