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Healthy Chicken Tetrazzini

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  Spaghetti 6 Ounce, broken into 3- to 4-inch lengths
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Instant chicken bouillon granules 2 Teaspoon
  Whole chicken breasts 3 Medium, skinned and halved lengthwise
  Sliced fresh mushrooms 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Skim milk 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry sherry 3 Tablespoon
  Sliced almonds 2 Tablespoon, toasted

Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet combine water and bouillon granules.
Bring to boiling.
Add chicken.
Return to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes or till tender.
Remove chicken; cool.
Remove meat from bones, then discard bones.
Cut chicken into bite-size pieces: set aside.
Skim fat from cooking liquid.
Strain liquid, reserving 1 cup.
In the same skillet combine the reserved liquid, mushrooms, and green pepper.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or till tender.
Combine milk, cornstarch, salt, and pepper; add to skillet.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly, then cook and stir 2 minutes more.
Stir in half of the cheese and the sherry, then fold in chicken and spaghetti.
Place mixture in a 12 x 7 1/2 x 2-inch baking dish.
Sprinkle with remaining cheese and almonds.
Bake in a 400° oven for 10 to 15 minutes or till heated through.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 465 Calories from Fat 73

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g13%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 83.6 mg27.9%

Sodium 946.5 mg39.4%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.6%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 45 g90.2%

Vitamin A 2.6% Vitamin C 28%

Calcium 25.9% Iron 17.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Healthy Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe