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Monterey Chicken Spaghetti

Monterey Chicken Spaghetti is packed with chicken, spinach and pasta and topped wit crispy fried onions. This is sure to become a new family favorite! 

Course Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine American
Keyword monterey chicken pasta
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 339 kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 oz spaghetti
  • 2 chicken breasts cooked and chopped
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack Cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 10 oz package chopped spinach thawed
  • 3 cloves garlic minced, or one tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 10 oz cans cream of chicken soup 

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 6 oz french fried onions divided, this is equal to one can

Instructions

  1. Cook the spaghetti according to package directions.
  2. While the pasta is cooking in a medium bowl beat the egg and then stir in cooked chopped chicken, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, Parmesan cheese, Monterrey Jack cheese, spinach, half the fried onions and garlic and onion powder.

  3. Drain the spaghetti and to egg and chicken mixture and then toss to combine.

  4. Transfer to a greased 9x13 baking dish and cover with foil.
  5. Bake at 350º for 30 minutes
  6. At then end of 30 minutes remove foil and sprinkle on the remaining onions
  7. Return to oven for another five minutes, or until onions are crisp and golden brown

Recipe Notes

Notes: How to thaw and drain frozen spinach: 1 Remove the frozen spinach from the package and place it in a microwave safe bowl 2 Microwave for 2-3 minutes or until the spinach is soft and the spinach is no longer a block of ice. 3. Place the spinach on stack of three paper towels and then wrap it around the spinach. 4. Squeeze the water out of the spinach. Make sure you do this over the sink and really put some muscle behind it so you are squeezing all the water out of the spinach.

Nutrition Facts
Monterey Chicken Spaghetti
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 339 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 59mg20%
Sodium 320mg14%
Potassium 331mg9%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 3026IU61%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 182mg18%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.