Friday, April 16, 2010

Kentucky Spagetti

        Last summer when I went to Kentucky with my son and his family to visit my aunt and cousin, my cousins wife fixed this for one of our meals. She called it Chicken Spagetti, but the first time I made it for my grandkids, they named it Kentucky Spagetti.  The ingredients are simple and something most of us have in our pantry and fridge.
4 chicken breasts
1lb. of Velveta Cheese
1can Cream of Chicken Soup
1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup
1 can Rotelle (mild) or original for more of a kick.
1 lb. Spagetti noodles
1 cup chicken broth

Boil the chicken and spagetti at the same time.

While that is cooking, cube the Velveta and mix the soups, and tomatoes together.

Drain the chicken and reserve one cup of the broth.
Do you have one of these. It is called a Spider and has become one of my favorite tools in the kitchen. Thanks to Food Network, it is just one of the things I have learned about that makes cooking just a little easier.

I add the cheese to the hot broth and stir to melt it just a little. Drain the spagetti and put back in pan.

Add chicken broth and cheese to the other ingredients.

Chop or pull chicken and add to spagetti in pan. Add the other ingredients and stir.

Pour into 9x13 baking dish that has been greased or sprayed with cooking spray and bake for 1 hr. at 350 degrees or until bubbly.

About 15 minutes before it is done, sprinkle crushed croutons (I used garlic, herb) on top and "Voila" you have Kentucky Spagetti for dinner.


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12 comments:

Annesphamily said...

Yummy! That looks divine! Thanks for sharing Anne

Farmchick said...

I have had this before and it is delicious!!

Gail at Victorian at Heart said...

Sounds yummy and I am going to try it. Your pictures are great and the step by step will be easy to follow. Thanks for posting.

KaraHaus said...

I love CHICKEN SPAGHETTI! I just made some the other day. Pioneer Woman has a great recipe for it too! Mmmm....totally just made me hungry!

Suzanne said...

Looks so good...and fattening! Ha. Could go for a big ol bowl of it right now! This boat food is getting old. (Isn't cooking AND taking photos at the same time a pain?

Pink Daisys Blog Spot said...

This looks YUMMY!!! You just gave me my Monday night dinner! This is another reason I love Blogging!

deb said...

looks so yummy!!!!!
I canot beleive you share a birthday with my grandbaby!!!! thanks for stopping by!!!

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

Oh yummm.....carbs and cheese...it just can't get any better than that!

Have a great weekend...

Hugs,
Spencer

Stacey said...

Beverly, that sounds so good! I would probably shred a roasted chicken from the grocery store...because I cheat like that!!

French Kissed said...

Thank you for this recipe! My grandmother used to make chicken spaghetti and I never got the recipe. I know there was velveta cheese in it and it looks the same so I am hoping it is.

~jermaine~

Carolyn said...

Wow! That looks delicious! I will be making this recipe soon for my granddaughters! Thanks for sharing!
Hugs, Carolyn ~ Cottage Sunshine

Janean said...

ya know with the *grands* flying in tomorrow i'm going to need easy, quick and yummy recipes like this! thanks, Beverly.