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Barbecue Spaghetti with Smoked Chicken

Flavor overload my friend. This right here will make your taste buds explode!

Amazing smoked chicken doused in BBQ sauce and mixed with a bunch of fresh summer veggies…then topped with cheddar cheese (I’d suggest sharp cheddar for this one!)…piled high over a plate of pasta.

Drooling. 

Seriously, I might have had to wipe a little drool off my chin while I typed this up! You’ll want to add this to your meal plan ASAP!

P.S. If your store doesn’t have precooked smoked chicken, you could grill 2 chicken breasts coated in BBQ sauce, then chop them up and mix them in.

Barbecue Spaghetti with Smoked Chicken

Yield – 4 – 6 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 oz whole grain spaghetti (about half a package)
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup bell peppers, chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes, canned, undrained
  • 2 cups smoked chicken breasts, precooked, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 green onions, chopped

Directions

  • Boil the pasta according to package directions. Drain. Do not rinse.  Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.  Set aside.
  • In a medium skillet, heat two tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add celery, bell peppers, and onions and saute until vegetables are tender.
  • Stir in barbecue sauce, tomatoes, and chicken. Stir and bring to a low boil.
  • Simmer for 2 minutes to let the flavors meld together.
  • Plate the pasta and top with chicken mixture. (Or mix it all together.)
  • Serve Barbecue Spaghetti with Smoked Chicken sprinkled with cheese and green onions.