Chicken and Spinach Tetrazzini

If you're tired of seeing red (sauce, that is), try this classic pasta dish featuring spinach and chicken.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

8
oz. uncooked spaghetti
3
tablespoons margarine or butter
1/4
cup chopped onion
1
garlic clove, minced
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon dried basil leaves
Dash pepper
2
cups milk
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 1/2
cups cubed cooked chicken
1
cup frozen cut leaf spinach, thawed
1
large carrot, cut into 1/4-inch slices, cooked
1
tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook spaghetti to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, melt margarine in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour, salt, oregano, basil and pepper; cook until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens.
  • 3 Add 1/2 cup cheese, chicken, spinach and carrot; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until spinach is tender, stirring constantly.
  • 4 Serve chicken mixture over spaghetti. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cheese.
  • 1 Cook spaghetti to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, melt margarine in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour, salt, oregano, basil and pepper; cook until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens.
  • 3 Add 1/2 cup cheese, chicken, spinach and carrot; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until spinach is tender, stirring constantly.
  • 4 Serve chicken mixture over spaghetti. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cheese.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
740mg
740%;
Total Carbohydrate
55g
55%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
190%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.