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Chicken Tetrazzini: Creamy and Cheesy Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe

Chicken Tetrazzini is an easy and deliciously creamy and cheesy baked chicken and pasta dish with full of flavors that can be ready in just 30 minutes and perfect dinner meal for your entire family.

Chicken Tetrazzini

What is Chicken Tetrazzini?

Tetrazzini is a popular American dish made with diced seafood or poultry and mushroom in a parmesan sauce and cream/butter and flavored with sherry or wine. It is served hot over spaghetti, linguine, or some other thin pasta, topped with Parmesan cheese or almonds or both and garnished with parsley.

This easy chicken tetrazzini recipe can be prepared as a baked noodle casserole and sometimes to have shortcuts people make this recipe for chicken tetrazzini with canned cream of mushroom soup or other cream soups.

Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole

The recipe is called an easy chicken tetrazzini because it bakes in one pan and you can use any leftover chicken or turkey. And when you combine it with pasta, you get an amazing combination of creamy and cheesy flavor.

Can we Freeze the unbaked chicken tetrazzini casserole?

Yes, absolutely, prepare through Step mentioned below and cool completely and put it in your refrigerator. You can also store it in the freezer for up to 2 months, just cover with plastic wrap, press and remove the air as much as possible, wrap with heavy-duty foil and store.

Easy Chicken Tetrazzini

How to Prepare the unbaked casserole?

Thaw casserole completely in refrigerator for about 24 hours. Preheat oven to 350°F. Remove foil and plastic wrap. Cover casserole with reserved foil, and bake for 30 minutes at 350° F. Uncover and bake until golden and bubbly for an additional 1 hour. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe

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Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini is an easy and deliciously creamy and cheesy baked chicken and pasta dish with full of flavors that can be ready in just 30 minutes and perfect dinner meal for your entire family.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes


  • 4 cups chopped cooked chicken breast (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 (8-ounce) packages presliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup dry sherry
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 cups (9 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) less-fat cream cheese
  • 3 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2/3 cup)
  • 3 (14.5-ounce) cans fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 pound cooked pasta


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Take a large stockpot and melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onion, mushrooms, black pepper, celery, salt and sauté until mushrooms are tender for about 4 minutes. Add sherry and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Gradually add flour to pan, stirring constantly with a whisk and cook 3 minutes. Add broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
  4. Add 1 ¾ cups cream cheese and Parmesan cheese, stirring until cream cheese melts. Add pasta and chicken; stir until blended.
  5. Take 2 (8-inch-square) glass baking dishes coat with cooking spray and divide the pasta mixture.
  6. Sprinkle the top generously with shredded mozzarella cheese
  7. Bake for 30 minutes at 350° until lightly browned and bubbly. Remove casserole from oven and let stand 15 minutes.
  8. Serve!

Nutrition Information

Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 463Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 75mgSodium 1052mgCarbohydrates 45gSugar 9gProtein 35g

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