Recipe: Crockpot Chicken/Turkey Tetrazzini

by Jenn @ Frugal Upstate on January 7, 2010

Sometimes you just need a nice crockpot full of delicious comfort food.  This Turkey Tetrazzini fits the bill using items typical found in the frugal refrigerator.

Crockpot Chicken/Turkey Tetrazzini

1 C chicken or turkey, cooked
8 oz spaghetti, cooked
1/2 cup celery, diced
1 medium onion, diced
1 bell pepper, diced
2-4 TBS Butter
8 oz cheddar cheese
1 can sliced mushroom (, 7 oz.)
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can chicken broth

Dice & sautee vegetables in butter.
Combine all ingredients in crockpot & cook on low for 6-8 hrs.

Variations:

Use Ham, canned chicken or tuna in place of the Chicken or Turkey.
Replace soup with homemade “Cream of” soup, homemade whitesauce or a can of cheddar cheese soup.
Increase liquid by 2/3 C (water or broth) and use uncooked noodles.
Substitute any type of pasta (or even rice) for the spaghetti.
Skip the sautee step and toss in the celery, onion & pepper uncooked.
Add peas (canned or frozen) to up the veggie quotient.

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