chicken tetrazzini
chicken tetrazzini

Here is a classic chicken tetrazzini recipe that is sure to be a hit with your family and friends:


  • 1/2 pound spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked, diced chicken
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


1Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.


2Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions, then drain and set aside.


3In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Stir in the flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika, and cook for 1 minute. Gradually whisk in the chicken broth and milk, and cook, whisking constantly, until the sauce is thick and bubbly.

4Stir in the cooked chicken, peas, and cooked spaghetti, and mix until everything is well coated in the sauce. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish.

5Sprinkle the top of the tetrazzini with the grated Parmesan cheese.


6Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until the tetrazzini is hot and bubbly and the cheese is melted and lightly browned on top. Serve hot.



Below is a little information about the Chicken Tetrazzini which I deliberately saved here. You can ignore this information if it is not important to you. 🙂

Chicken Tetrazzini is a classic American casserole dish made with chicken, pasta, and a creamy sauce. It is named after the Italian opera singer Luisa Tetrazzini, and is said to have been created in her honor by a chef at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

To make Chicken Tetrazzini, you will need cooked chicken, spaghetti or other long pasta, mushrooms, and a sauce made from butter, flour, chicken broth, and milk. You can also add other ingredients such as peas, onions, and red bell pepper to the dish, if desired.

To prepare the dish, first cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Then, in a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat and add the flour to make a roux. Gradually whisk in the chicken broth and milk, and cook until the sauce has thickened. Add the cooked pasta, chicken, and any additional ingredients to the sauce, and stir to combine.

Transfer the mixture to a casserole dish, and top with grated Parmesan cheese. Bake in the oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for about 30 minutes, or until the top is golden and bubbly.

Chicken Tetrazzini is a delicious and comforting meal that is perfect for a family dinner or a potluck. Serve it with a side of green vegetables or a salad for a well-rounded meal.


Chicken Tetrazzini is a delicious and satisfying pasta dish that is made with chicken, mushrooms, and a creamy Parmesan sauce. The dish is named after the Italian opera singer Luisa Tetrazzini, who was known for her extravagant and indulgent lifestyle.

To make Chicken Tetrazzini, you will need to cook and shred some chicken breasts and then sauté sliced mushrooms in a pan with butter and garlic. Once the mushrooms are tender, you can add the chicken to the pan along with some white wine, chicken broth, and heavy cream.

Next, you will need to cook some spaghetti or other long pasta in boiling, salted water until it is al dente. Once the pasta is cooked, you can add it to the pan with the chicken and mushroom mixture and toss everything together to combine.

To finish the dish, you can transfer the chicken tetrazzini to a baking dish and sprinkle a generous amount of grated Parmesan cheese on top. Then, you can bake the dish in the oven until the cheese is melted and bubbly and the tetrazzini is heated through.

Serve your chicken tetrazzini hot, with a side of steamed vegetables or a simple green salad. This dish is sure to be a hit with your family and friends, and it makes for great comfort food on a chilly night. Enjoy!