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cheesy chicken pasta

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Alex Parch
Atlanta, GA

I make mine mild, but if you would like to add a little more spice simply add a hotter version of Rotel and a couple dashes of hot sauce.

★★★★★ 2
serves About 4

Ingredients For cheesy chicken pasta

  • 1 box
    bow-tie pasta, cooked and drained
  • 2-4
    bone in chicken breasts
  • 1/2
  • 2 clove
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 can
    mild rotel
  • 1 can
    petite diced tomatoes
  • 1
    mushrooms, canned or about 1 cup fresh mushrooms sauteed.
  • 1 can
    chicken and herbs soup or cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 box
    velveeta cheese

How To Make cheesy chicken pasta

  • 1
    In a large pot filled with enough water to cover your chicken breasts, add chopped onion and diced or smashed garlic (for flavor). Salt and pepper water.
  • 2
    Add chicken and boil until cooked through, about 45 minutes.
  • 3
    Remove chicken from water and allow to cool a little before shredding.
  • 4
    While chicken is cooling, cook your pasta. Shred chicken, set aside.
  • 5
    Drain pasta and put back into pot. Leave temp on low to medium low.
  • 6
    Add shredded chicken and remaining ingredients- Rotel, Diced tomatoes, Soups (just the soups do not add water), Velveeta cheese and mushrooms.
  • 7
    If it's too thick for you add a little milk. Mix well and heat through.
  • 8
    Serve with a salad and some garlic bread.

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