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easy chicken tetrazzini

(3 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Lynelle Caldwell
Durango, CO

I came up with this recipe one day from what I had on hand in my pantry and freezer and it became one of my family's favorites. It also freezes really well, so sometimes I only make half and put the other half in the freezer before baking in case of last minute dinner or to take to a friend or neighbor. The whole recipe makes a 9x13 pan, so it's great to take to a potluck.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Cheesy and creamy, this easy chicken tetrazzini is a fantastic fall dinner. The flavors from the mushrooms, pimentos, and Alfredo together make for a warm and cozy meal. This is sure to be a hit on your dinner table. Keep this recipe handy for Thanksgiving leftovers. It will work great with turkey, too.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(3 ratings)
yield 6 -10
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For easy chicken tetrazzini

  • 1 lb
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 8 oz
    sliced mushrooms (I prefer fresh, but you can use canned)
  • 2 jar
    Alfredo sauce (15 oz each)
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup 10.5 oz)
  • 1 can
    cream of cheddar cheese soup (10.5 oz)
  • 2-3 c
    cooked chicken
  • 1 jar
    pimentos (4 oz)
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese

How To Make easy chicken tetrazzini

  • Cooking the spaghetti.
    Cook the spaghetti noodles as directed on the package for al dente. They will cook more in the sauce, so if they are too soft they will be mushy. (Sometimes I add chicken stock to pasta water to add flavor to the spaghetti.) Drain.
  • Cooking mushrooms in butter.
    While the pasta cooks, start the sauce by melting the butter in a large pan. (Or, if you're like me and hate dishes, wait until the noodles are draining and use the same pan.) Cook the mushrooms.
  • Stirring in the rest of the ingredients.
    Add the remaining ingredients except cheddar cheese and stir until well combined.
  • Mixing pasta with the sauce.
    Mix the pasta with the sauce.
  • Spaghetti poured into a baking dish.
    Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Pour the mixture into 9x13 dish.
  • Top spaghetti with shredded cheese.
    Top with the shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Casserole dish covered with foil.
    Cover and bake for 1 hour.
  • Easy Chicken Tetrazzini with bread and a salad.
    Serve with crusty bread and a salad...yum yum!