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Linguine and Chicken For Two

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Linguine and Chicken For Two
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 15
  • Servings 2

Dinner for two ready in just 45 minutes! Enjoy this delicious chicken, linguine and veggies casserole recipe.

Updated September 20, 2010

Ingredients

Casserole

  • 1
    (9-oz.) pkg. refrigerated linguine, cut into thirds
  • 1
    tablespoon margarine or butter
  • 1
    cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4
    cup sliced green onions
  • 1
    tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1/4
    teaspoon salt
  • 1/8
    teaspoon pepper
  • 1
    cup chicken broth
  • 1/2
    cup half-and-half or milk
  • 1
    to 2 tablespoons dry sherry, if desired
  • 1
    cup cubed cooked chicken or turkey
  • 1/4
    cup chopped purchased roasted red bell peppers (from 7.25-oz. jar) or chopped pimientos, drained

Topping

  • 2
    tablespoons Progresso™ Plain Bread Crumbs
  • 1
    tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2
    teaspoons margarine or butter, melted

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish. Place uncooked linguine in colander; rinse with hot water for 15 to 30 seconds or until softened. Set aside.
  • 2
    Melt 1 tablespoon margarine in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add mushrooms and onions; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until tender.
  • 3
    Stir in flour, salt and pepper; mix well. Stir in broth; cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Stir in half-and-half, sherry, chicken, roasted bell peppers and linguine; mix well. Spoon mixture into greased baking dish; cover with foil. Bake at 350°F. for 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine all topping ingredients; mix well. Uncover dish; sprinkle topping over casserole. Bake, uncovered, an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until casserole is bubbly and topping is light golden brown.

  • Save about 12 grams of fat per serving by substituting non-fat half-and-half for the regular half-and-half.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 Cups
Calories
770
Calories from Fat
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
45%
Saturated Fat
10g
50%
Cholesterol
215mg
72%
Sodium
1080mg
45%
Total Carbohydrate
85g
28%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
7g
Protein
43g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
35%
35%
Exchanges:
5 1/2 Starch; 5 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Lean Meat; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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