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Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken TetrazziniA delicious and hearty casserole the whole family will enjoy for supper.

Recipe Ingredients:

8 ounces dry spaghetti, cooked, drained and kept warm
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
3 tablespoons butter or margarine - divided use
3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
2 cups cooked, chopped chicken or turkey breast meat
2 (4-ounce) cans sliced mushrooms, drained
1 cup frozen peas, thawed
2 tablespoons dry sherry

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
  2. Combine bread crumbs and 2 tablespoons butter in small bowl. Stir in 1/4 cup cheese.
  3. Melt remaining butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour, salt and pepper; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Remove from heat; gradually stir in broth. Return to heat; bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Stir in evaporated milk and remaining cheese; cook over low heat until cheese melts. Remove from heat. Stir in chicken, mushrooms, peas and sherry.
  4. Combine pasta and chicken mixture in large bowl. Pour into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with breadcrumb topping.
  5. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until topping is lightly browned. Serve immediately.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 280 Calories from Fat: 100 Total Fat: 12 g Saturated Fat: 7 g Cholesterol: 60 mg Sodium: 750 mg Carbohydrates: 21 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 5 g Protein: 20 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.