Mushrooms, onions, chicken and Cheddar cheese converge to make a rich sauce for this satisfying baked pasta dish. For extra flavor poach the chicken in flavored broth then cook the spaghetti in the same water.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 cup water
- 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
- 4 ounces spaghetti
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 4 ounces chopped cooked chicken breast meat
- 1 cup fresh mushrooms
- 2 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
- 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
- 1 ounce chopped almonds
In a medium pot, bring the water and chicken broth to a boil. Add the spaghetti pasta, and cook until al dente. Drain well.
In a large skillet saute onion in olive oil until tender. Add chicken, mushrooms, 1 ounce of Cheddar cheese, flour, and cooked spaghetti. Mix well.
Pour mixture into a 2 quart baking dish. Top dish with remaining ounce of Cheddar cheese and almonds.
Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven (175 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes.