Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti



  • 2 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 15 oz can of cream of chicken soup
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 3 cups spaghetti noodles, cooked and drained
  • 8 oz cream cheese, cubed
  • 2 cups Velveeta cheese, cubed
  • 10 oz can Rotel (diced tomatoes with green chilies)


  1. Prepare Chicken: If the chicken breasts are not already cooked, cook them according to the package instructions. Once cooked, shred the chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Combine Ingredients: In the crockpot, combine the shredded chicken, butter, cream of chicken soup, chicken broth, cooked spaghetti noodles, cubed cream cheese, cubed Velveeta cheese, and the can of Rotel. Stir well to combine all the ingredients.
  3. Cook on Low: Cover the crockpot with its lid and cook the mixture on low heat for 2 hours. Stir occasionally to ensure all the ingredients are well combined and creamy.
  4. Serve: After 2 hours, give the spaghetti a final stir. The cheeses should be completely melted, creating a creamy sauce. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed. Serve the deliciously creamy chicken spaghetti hot.
  5. Enjoy Leftovers: As you mentioned, this recipe makes generous portions, perfect for leftovers. Store any remaining spaghetti in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat gently on the stove or in the microwave for a quick and satisfying meal.
  6. Share the Love: This recipe is perfect for sharing with family and friends. As you did, consider giving some to your grandparents or friends who will undoubtedly appreciate a delicious homemade meal.

Note: Feel free to customize the recipe by adding additional vegetables like bell peppers or mushrooms for added flavor and nutrition. Enjoy your easy and comforting Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti!

1. Can I use precooked or rotisserie chicken instead of cooking and shredding the chicken breasts?

  • Yes, you can use precooked or rotisserie chicken to save time. Simply shred the precooked chicken and add it to the crockpot along with the other ingredients. Adjust the quantity based on your preference.

2. Can I use whole wheat or gluten-free spaghetti noodles?

  • Absolutely, you can use whole wheat or gluten-free spaghetti noodles if you prefer a healthier or gluten-free option. Follow the cooking instructions on the package and add them to the crockpot as directed in the recipe.

3. Can I substitute the Rotel with regular diced tomatoes?

  • Yes, you can use regular diced tomatoes if you prefer a milder flavor. If you like a bit of spice, consider adding a pinch of chili flakes or a dash of hot sauce to compensate for the absence of the Rotel.

4. Can I freeze the leftovers for later use?

  • Yes, you can freeze the leftover chicken spaghetti in an airtight container for up to 2-3 months. Thaw it overnight in the refrigerator and reheat it on the stove or in the microwave when you’re ready to enjoy it again.

5. Can I double the recipe for a larger crowd?

  • Absolutely, you can double or even triple the ingredients to feed a larger group. Make sure your crockpot can accommodate the increased volume, and adjust the cooking time accordingly.

6. What can I serve with Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti?

  • This dish is quite hearty on its own, but you can serve it with a side salad, garlic bread, or steamed vegetables for a well-rounded meal. A simple green salad with vinaigrette or a side of garlic bread complements the flavors of the spaghetti nicely.

7. Can I use different types of cheese instead of Velveeta?

  • Yes, you can experiment with other cheeses like cheddar, Monterey Jack, or mozzarella. Keep in mind that different cheeses will impart different flavors and textures, so choose one that you enjoy. Grate or cube the cheese for easier melting.

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