Baked Spaghetti With Chicken and Spinach

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

One of our favourite ways to serve spaghetti, leaves a nice tingle. Serve with a fresh green salad and crusty rolls.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook spaghetti, al dente, drain and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in large saucepan.
  3. Add garlic and onion, cook until soft, but not browned.
  4. Add chicken, brown on all sides, turning often, until no longer pink.
  5. Sauce: In a blender or food processor, add stewed tomatoes, basil, tarragon, salt, chili flakes, parsley, garlic and cheese.
  6. Pulse until just chunky, not smooth.
  7. Add sauce to chicken mixture.
  8. Stir and simmer for 15 minutes.
  9. Line an oven proof casserole with the spinach.
  10. Lay the spaghetti over the spinach.
  11. Pour the chicken/sauce mixture over the spaghetti.
  12. Bring a spoon up through the layers to mix lightly and turn the spinach throughout.
  13. Sprinkle cheeses on top and add another dash of chili flakes if desired.
  14. Bake at 400°F for 20 to 30 minutes.
Most Helpful

I was looking for a traditional baked spaghetti recipe but this sounded good so I gave it a try. It was GREAT! I used diced tomatoes and added some sweetener (too much) so next time I will be sure to use the Italian stewed tomatoes. In spite of the sweetness my husband and I both loved it. I am lookinf forward to making this again. I skipped the whole chopping, blending of the sauce ingredients and it was still great.

surus August 12, 2002

This was delicious, and I also skipped the blending process and took the suggestion to use Italian stewed tomoatoes. Great flavour, although found it a little too garlicky. Next time will use less garlic and more chicken, tomatoes and spinach!

krittylea21 November 28, 2003

Very quick, easy & delicious. I did make extra sauce as the other reviewers recommended so that the leftovers would be a little moister. I also cut up the spinach into smaller pieces and then folded everything together at the end in one big bowl before putting it the casserole since I made a big mess trying to do it the other way. :) Served it with French bread and a salad. Great recipe, derf.

Patti C February 19, 2014