Easy and delicious Cheesy Chicken Tetrazzini – Chicken and pasta in a creamy sauce with lots of flavor. It’s a family favorite dinner meal and one that gets rave reviews!
Easy Chicken Tetrazzini
What’s for dinner? Thank heavens for pasta dishes!! I have them slated on the calendar at least once a week. Why? They are almost always delicious and they are usually loved by the entire family, from the hubby down to my 1 year old. I mean, you can’t really go wrong with noodles, tons of cheese and chicken, right?!
Today’s recipe for Chicken Tetrazzini happens to be one of those yummy recipes that everyone enjoys. If you look at the ingredients it’s pretty apparent why it would be so tasty (butter, sour cream, cream of chicken, mozzarella cheese).
With those kinds of ingredients, it’s no wonder everyone (even the kids!) loves this recipe! 😉
How to Make Chicken Tetrazzini
This pasta dish is so simple and doesn’t take too much to prep.
Begin by cooking up your pasta according to package instructions. While the pasta is cooking, combine butter, cooked chicken, soup, sour cream, salt, pepper and chicken broth in a medium bowl. Mix well and add this to cooked noodles.
Pour this mixture into a greased 9×13 dish. Sprinkle cheese on top and bake for 40-45 minutes.
Change it up by using different cheese, throwing in some veggies or even using turkey instead.
Making Ahead, Storing + Sides
We make this tetrazzini recipe ahead of time, all the time. Just make it as instructed and before adding cheese before baking, cover tightly with foil or saran wrap and place in fridge for up to 24 hours before baking.
You can also FREEZE this recipe. Just make as instructed, cover tightly and freeze for up to 2 months. Just let thaw in the fridge overnight before baking in the oven.
STORE leftovers in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
What to serve with Chicken Tetrazzini?
This recipe is so simple and always a crowd favorite, and some of our go-to sides for it include:
The best part about this chicken tetrazzini recipe is it’s really simple! It’s really just a matter of cooking up the noodles and then mixing up the remaining ingredients (minus the cheese). Then you combine these two, stick it in a pan and top with the cheese. Easy peasy! I think you’ll love the simplicity and delicious-ness of this great dinner idea.
Be sure to check out our Turkey Tetrazzini too!
For more favorite pasta recipes, check out:
More Chicken Recipes:
Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe
- 16 oz linguini cooked
- 1/2 cup butter softened
- 4 chicken breasts cooked and diced
- 2 cans cream of chicken soup
- 2 cups sour cream
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese grated
- 2 cups Mozzarella cheese shredded
- Cook noodles according to box instructions. Set aside.
- In a medium bowl, combine ½ cup butter, cooked chicken, soup, sour cream, salt, pepper and chicken broth. Mix well and then add in cooked noodles.
- Spray a 9x13 pan and pour in noodle mixture. Sprinkle cheeses on top. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes.