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Chicken Tetrazzini

Easy to prepare chicken cassarole that family and friends will love. Great for a large gatheirng or a family meal.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings


  • Pot, large bowl, 2 8x11 baking dishes, cutting board, small saute skillet, foil to cover baking dishes


  • 1 box /16 oz thin spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup reserved chicken broth
  • 4 cups cooked chopped chicken breast cut prior to cooking, reserve the water
  • 1 10 3/4 oz can cream of mushroom you need 3 cans of the cream soups but often I only use mushroom if that's all I have on hand.
  • 1 10 3/4 oz can of cream of chicken
  • 1 10 3/4 ox can of celery
  • 8 oz container of sour cream
  • 6 oz sauted sliced mushrooms substitue:drained canned slice mushrooms
  • 1/2c cup shredded or grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese Set aside 1 cup to add on the casserole before baking
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


  • Cook cubed chicken breasts in large pot, reserve the water in the pot for cooking the spaghetti
  • Cook spaghetti in the same pot and reserved water used for the chicken according to box instructions
    Sautie sliced mushrooms
  • Set aside 1/2 cup of chicken broth from the pot
  • Drian the noodles then toss with reserved 1/2 chicken broth
  • Mix all ingedients except the spaghetti and the 1 cup of cheedar cheese together
  • Add spaghetti and toss well
  • Split mixture into lightly greased baking dishes. Sprinkle evenly with cheese.
  • Bake covered at 350 for 35 minutes; uncover and bake 5 more mintues until cheese is melted
  • Freezes well! I freeze one for later unless we have company. Suggested side dishes are salad with a vinaigrette , broccoli, sliced canned peaches, baked mixed fruits.
Keyword recipe, easy to make, large groups, main dish, chicken