Chicken Tetrazzini

Low Sodium Chicken Tetrazzini

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Chicken Tetrazzini

Low Sodium Chicken Tetrazzini

Tonia Bloom
Chicken, mushrooms, and cheese in a creamy sauce that is low in sodium. We made it even more healthy by choosing whole wheat spaghetti to increase the fiber.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Diet Green, Low Sodium
Servings 6
Cost $1.35 per serving
Sodium 184 mg

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons Buttery Spread
  • 2 tablespoons All Purpose Flour
  • cups Fat Free Milk
  • 1 cup Swiss Cheese shredded
  • ¼ cup Parmesan Cheese shredded
  • 8 ounces Whole Wheat Spaghetti broken, cooked, and drained
  • cups Salt-Free Chicken Master Mix or any cooked chicken without salt
  • 4 ounces Mushrooms sliced
  • ¼ cup Red Bell Pepper chopped

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat a 1½-quart baking dish with cooking spray.

Make the Sauce

  • Melt buttery spread in large saucepan over low heat. Stir in the flour and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually whisk in the milk, stirring until well blended. Cook 5 minutes, or until thickened, stirring constantly. Add in ½ cup of the Swiss cheese and 2 tablespoons of the Parmesan cheese. Stir until cheese is melted. Remove from heat.
    Add cooked spaghetti, cooked chicken, mushrooms, and bell pepper. Mix lightly and spoon into prepared baking dish.

Bake the Casserole

  • Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Top with remaining ½ cup of Swiss Cheese and 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Plate and Serve

  • Divide chicken tetrazzini evenly between 6 plates and serve hot.
    This dish also makes a great Freezer Meal or Meal Prep Meal. Store in airtight containers.
    Refrigerate for up to 4 days.
    Freeze for up to 3 months.
Nutrition Facts
Low Sodium Chicken Tetrazzini
Amount per Serving
Calories
353
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
12
g
18
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
31
%
Cholesterol
 
57
mg
19
%
Sodium
 
184
mg
8
%
Carbohydrates
 
35
g
13
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
26
g
52
%
Carb Count
 
2
13
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Casserole Dishes, Chicken Recipes, Dinner Recipes, Heart Healthy, High Protein, Pasta and Pizza
Food Groups ***Meat = 1.5 servings, Grains = 2 servings
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