Firefighter Spaghetti


Posted: April 25

Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Yield: 14 servings

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Whether you're putting out fires in a literal sense or putting out metaphorical fires in your day-to-day life, you need a meal that fills you up and lets you relax. Firefighter Spaghetti lights a gentle hearth inside your soul to warm you up from head to toe: tender pasta, savory chicken, and a creamy, tangy sauce come together to maximize comfort and fuel you for whatever tomorrow holds. Topped with a crunchy, buttery crust and infused with melty cheese throughout, Firefighter Spaghetti is bursting with amazing flavors. This dish makes enough for everyone, with plenty of leftovers, so tomorrow is touched with great taste too!


Ingredients

• 12 ounces uncooked spaghetti noodles, broken in half • 1 (10.75-ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted • 1 (10.75-ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted • 1 cup sour cream • 1/2 cup whole milk • 1/4 cup butter, melted and divided • 2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/4 teaspoon pepper • 2 cups part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded • 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated • 2 celery ribs, plus more to taste, chopped • 1 medium onion, chopped • 1 (4-ounce) can mushroom stems and pieces, drained • 5 cups chicken, cubed and cooked • 1 1/2 cups cornflakes, crushed

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Grease a 3-quart baking dish.

Step 3

Cook the spaghetti until al dente according to the package directions.

Step 4

Drain the pasta.

Step 5

In a large bowl, combine the cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, sour cream, milk, 2 tablespoons butter, parsley, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

Step 6

Add the mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, celery, onion, and mushrooms.

Step 7

Stir in the chicken and the pasta.

Step 8

Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish.

Step 9

Combine the cornflakes and the remaining butter.

Step 10

Sprinkle the cornflake mixture over the top of the mixture.

Step 11

Bake, uncovered, until bubbly, about 45-50 minutes.

Step 12

Serve hot.


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