Southwestern Chicken Spaghetti Bake

1
Kathy Sills

By
@tootiefruity

Spaghetti loaded with cheese and chicken. With loads of southwestern flavors to bring out a new take on ordinary chicken spaghetti!

Rating:

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Serves:
8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • 16 oz
    spaghetti
  • 1
    bag fajita chicken cut into pieces
  • 1 medium
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 pkg
    fajita seasoning
  • 1/2 c
    can black beans, drained
  • 1/2 can(s)
    can yellow corn, drained
  • 8 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 1 large
    jar alsa wit white corn and black beans
  • 3 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 1/2 c
    broken tortilla strips

How to Make Southwestern Chicken Spaghetti Bake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook spaghetti according to packag directions.
  2. In a skillet add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
    Saute onions and peppers along with the chicken, add the fajita seasoning, saute 5 minutes. Add the salsa, tomato sauce, black beans and corn, simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9x13inch casserole dish. Drain pasta.
  4. Add some of the bean mixtue to casserole dish, then half of noodles, add more bean mixture to top of noodles, then 1 cup of the cheese. Add the rest of noodles, then another cup of cheese, then the rest of the sauce.
  5. Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes. Then add the last cup of cheese and the 1 1/2 cup of broken tortillas. Bake another 5 minutes.

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About Southwestern Chicken Spaghetti Bake

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta, Salsas
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #spaghetti, #fajita




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