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Creamy Broccoli-Chicken Casserole

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  Margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Diced onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Skim milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cheddar cheese 2 Ounce
  Skinned boneless cooked chicken 6 Ounce
  Cooked chopped broccoli 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooked macaroni shells 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped canned pimientos 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Slivered almonds 1⁄2 Ounce
  Salt 1 Dash
  Pepper 1 Dash

Preheat oven to 375°F.
In small saucepan heat margarine until bubbly and hot; add onion and saute briefly (do not brown).
Add flour and stir quickly to thoroughly combine; remove from heat and gradually stir in milk, stirring until thoroughly blended.
Return to heat and cook, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened; add cheese and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thick and creamy, about 2 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in salt and pepper.
In 2-quart casserole combine remaining ingredients; pour cheese sauce over chicken mixture and stir to combine.
Sprinkle with almonds and bake for 30 minutes.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 956 Calories from Fat 362

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.4%

Saturated Fat 15.7 g78.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 183.2 mg61.1%

Sodium 790.7 mg32.9%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g24.9%

Dietary Fiber 9.6 g38.5%

Sugars 18.1 g

Protein 73 g146.4%

Vitamin A 46.1% Vitamin C 83.3%

Calcium 76.7% Iron 22.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy Broccoli-Chicken Casserole Recipe