Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

It's a surprisingly tasty recipe made with simple, fresh ingredients.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil in a large pot.
  2. Boil tomatoes in water for about 1 minute.
  3. Scoop the tomatoes out.
  4. Drain it with cold water to let it cool.
  5. Take a knife and slice an"X" on the bottom of each tomato.
  6. Then peel the skin from all the tomatoes and discard.
  7. Chop the tomatoes.
  8. Chop the onion and fresh sweet basil.
  9. Shred the cooked store-bought rotisserie chicken.
  10. In a nonstick pot, heat the olive oil.
  11. Saute the chopped onions for 5 minutes.
  12. Add the chopped tomatoes, stirring them with the onions.
  13. Season with salt and pepper.
  14. Cover the pot and let simmer for 30-40 minutes, returning occasionally to stir and season.
  15. Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti according to package instructions.
  16. After 30 minutes add the shredded chicken and basil to the pot.
  17. Just add enough shredded chicken to your liking and refrigerate the rest for some other recipe.
  18. When chicken is heated through, turn stove off and place spaghetti into pot and toss thoroughly.
  19. Serve with parmesan cheese if you like.
  20. Serves 2-3 people.
  21. Double or triple the recipe for larger groups.
  22. This can be easily turned into a fabulous vegetarian meal simply by not adding the chicken.
Most Helpful

I can't believe that this hasn't been rated yet! It's fresh, tasty, healthy and the instructions are great. I am having this for lunch and will be taking it to work for dinner too! I adopted Em N. for Spring 2009 PAC and I'm really glad I did. Thanks!

Nif April 17, 2009