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Mercy- No-Bake Chicken Tetrazzini- December 11, 2012

Laura Vinyard from Mercy has a simple idea for leftover chicken or turkey.  This morning, Laura used green beans instead of celery.  Another option could be green pepper.

No-Bake Quick Chicken (Turkey) Tetrazzini

From Diabetic Cooking

Ingredients:

2 stalks celery, chopped

1 small onion, chopped

1 package (8 ounces) sliced mushrooms

4 ounces (1/2 of 8 ounce package) Neufchatel cheese, cut into cubes

2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese

2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast (can substitute turkey)

3 cups yolk-free, whole wheat egg noodles, cooked according to package directions, no salt

teaspoon salt (optional)

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

1. Heat skillet coated with cooking spray over high heat. Add celery, onion & mushrooms & cook 4-5 minutes or until mushrooms & onion are slightly tender; stirring occasionally.

2. Stir in broth, Neufchatel cheese & Parmesan cheese. Bring to a boil; simmer on low heat 7 minutes or until slightly thickened; stirring occasionally.

3. Stir in chicken, noodles, salt if desired & pepper; cook until heated through.

Makes 6 servings

Nutrition per serving:

Calories 200

Total fat (grams) 6

Protein (grams) 20

Carbohydrate (grams) 17

Dietary fiber (grams) 2

Sodium (milligrams) 400

Also counts as 2 meat + 1 starch

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