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Chicken Tetrazzini

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  Thin spaghetti 8 Ounce
  Onion 1 Small
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Instant chicken broth/1 chicken bouillon cube 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Evaporated milk 1 Can (10 oz)
  Canned sliced mushrooms 4 Ounce
  Pimientos 2
  Diced cooked chicken 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Grated sharp cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Cook spaghetti, following label directions; drain; place in buttered 8-cup shallow baking dish.
While spaghetti cooks, saute onion in butter or margarine until soft in large saucepan.
Remove from heat; blend in flour, instant broth or bouillon cube, salt, dry mustard, and pepper.
Slowly stir in evaporated milk, then liquid from mushrooms plus water to make 1 1/2 cups.
Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens and boils 1 minute; stir in mushrooms and pimientos.
Mix 2 cups sauce with drained spaghetti in baking dish, making a well in center to hold the chicken mixture.
Combine chicken with remaining sauce; spoon into dish with spaghetti; sprinkle cheeses on top.
Bake in hot oven (450°) 20 minutes, or until bubbly and golden.
(If made ahead, cover lightly, cool, then chill until 30 minutes before baking. If put into oven cold, allow an additional 15 to 20 minutes' baking time.)

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3508 Calories from Fat 1086

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 125 g192.3%

Saturated Fat 57.3 g286.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 591.4 mg197.1%

Sodium 7329.5 mg305.4%

Total Carbohydrates 402 g134%

Dietary Fiber 13.7 g55%

Sugars 77.9 g

Protein 181 g362.5%

Vitamin A 193.4% Vitamin C 227.3%

Calcium 262.5% Iron 47.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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