Chicken and Spinach Tetrazzini

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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