Luby’S Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe


Luby's Chicken Tetrazzini is a classic comfort food dish that is perfect for a cozy family dinner. This creamy pasta dish is loaded with tender chicken, mushrooms, and a rich sauce that is sure to satisfy your taste buds. The combination of flavors and textures in this dish makes it a crowd-pleaser every time. With a prep time of 20 minutes and a cook time of 40 minutes, you can have this delicious meal on the table in no time.


  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 4 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cook the spaghetti according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, onion, and celery. Sauté until the vegetables are tender.
  4. Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables and stir well to combine. Cook for 1-2 minutes to cook off the raw flour taste.
  5. Slowly whisk in the chicken broth and heavy cream. Continue whisking until the sauce is smooth and thickened.
  6. Stir in the Parmesan cheese, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and dried thyme. Cook for an additional