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Monterey Chicken Spaghetti Casserole

Monterey chicken spaghetti casserole is a yummy baked dish that makes the perfect freezer meal. This classic Midwestern casserole is the definition of comfort food with its tender pieces of chicken, noodles and a creamy cheesy sauce. It's the perfect dinner to feed the family.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Casserole, Dinner, Pasta
Cuisine: American, Midwestern
Servings: 6
Calories: 586kcal


  • 4 cups rotisserie chicken chopped
  • 4 cups baby spinach chopped
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 2 cans cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 1 1/2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 cup french fried onions
  • 12 oz dry pasta noodles preferably spaghetti, linguini, or fettucine


  • Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain the cooked pasta. Run under cool water to stop it cooking. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl- stir together to chopped chicken, soup, sour cream, spinach, half the cheese, garlic, and half the fried onions.
  • Add the pasta to the pot, and stir to evenly combine.
  • Grease a 3 quart casserole dish, or 9x13" baking dish, with non stick cooking spray.
  • Pour the pasta mixture out into the dish. Using a spatula, spread it out evenly.
  • Spread the remaining cheese and fried onions evenly out over top of the casserole.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes.


Calories: 586kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 973mg | Potassium: 419mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2683IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 274mg | Iron: 3mg