Chicken Enchilada Spaghetti Especial

Chicken Enchilada Spaghetti Especial Recipe

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Rachel Ruiz

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@flourinmyhair

Two of my favorite comfort foods in one! Super easy and inexpensive.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and cubed
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    diced yellow onion
  • 1/2 c
    diced green pepper
  • 4
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 10 oz
    can mild enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 c
    sliced black olives
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 12 oz
    thin spaghetti noodles
  • 2
    green onions, sliced thin

How to Make Chicken Enchilada Spaghetti Especial

Step-by-Step

  1. Add olive oil to a medium saucepan over medium heat. When hot, add onion and bell pepper and cook, stirring, until softened, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook an additional 30 seconds, until fragrant.
  2. Add cocoa powder and stir until vegetables are coated. Remove pan from heat. Stir in cubed chicken and enchilada sauce; set aside.
  3. Bring 8 quarts of water to boiling in a large pot. Add spaghetti and cook as directed. Drain pasta and return to warm pot over low heat. Quickly pour in chicken mixture and toss to combine. Add olives, sour cream, and shredded cheese to the pot, stirring frequently until ingredients are evenly distributed and cheese is melted.
  4. Remove pot from heat. Serve hot, with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle of green onion and cheddar cheese, if desired.

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About Chicken Enchilada Spaghetti Especial

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Mexican




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