Hoby's Chicken Spaghetti

1
Sylvia Waldsmith

By
@sylviaskitchen

This wonderful, creamy pasta dish was shared with me by my childhood friend, Hoby. I gave it a few "Sylvia" tweaks! It is a favorite dish with children and grown-ups alike!

If you like it a little more spicy, use the hot variety of diced tomatoes with chilies!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 2 large
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 8 oz
    spaghett, broken in half
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 c
    chopped celery
  • 1 c
    chopped onion
  • 6 oz
    sliced white or crimini mushrooms
  • 4 oz
    cubed velveeta cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 10 oz
    can diced tomatoes with green chilies (small can)

How to Make Hoby's Chicken Spaghetti

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large pot, place chicken breasts in chicken broth and add pepper, bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover pan and simmer for 15 – 20 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle. Remove chicken to a plate to cool.
  2. Skim or strain chicken broth to remove any fat. Bring back to a boil and add spaghetti. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. DO NOT DRAIN.
  3. While cooking spaghetti, melt butter in sauté pan and add peppers, celery, onion and mushrooms and cook over medium heat until onion is soft. Set aside.
  4. Shred the chicken breasts with two forks and set aside.
    Add cubed Velveeta and Cheddar cheeses to spaghetti and chicken broth and stir until melted. Add sautéed mixture, diced tomatoes and chicken and stir until thoroughly combined. You can serve the Chicken Spaghetti at this time.
  5. OR….Optional

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees, lightly grease a 13” x 9” baking dish. Place combined chicken mixture into dish and bake for 35 to 40 minutes, stirring once halfway thru cooking time. Baking the dish helps reduce the moisture level and combine the flavors.

    Serve sprinkled with shredded cheese (I used an Italian Blend) and sliced scallions.

Printable Recipe Card

About Hoby's Chicken Spaghetti

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids




Show 9 Comments & Reviews

22 Mouth-watering Fried Chicken Recipes

22 Mouth-Watering Fried Chicken Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Fried chicken makes everything better. Here are 22 oh-so-wonderful recipes to make homemade fried chicken!

25 Delicious Recipes For Newlyweds

25 Delicious Recipes for Newlyweds

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Now that you've done that whole marriage thing, tackling these delicious recipes shouldn't be a problem. From breakfast to dinner to dessert, these are recipes any newlywed should be able...

Easy Grilled Chicken Recipes

Easy Grilled Chicken Recipes

Kitchen Crew

When the weather gets warmer, my grill gets a workout. Chicken becomes a staple in my dinner rotation and grilled chicken is seriously one of the simplest meals to prepare...