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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 310.6
  • Total Fat: 16.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 86.4 mg
  • Sodium: 576.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 23.2 g

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Cheesy Chicken Casserole

Submitted by: BUDGETMOM
Cheesy Chicken Casserole

Introduction

Yummy and rich, serve with a simple steamed vegetable like broccoli. Have fresh sliced strawberries topped with light whipped cream or fat free pudding for desert, rounding out the whole meal for under 500 calories! Yummy and rich, serve with a simple steamed vegetable like broccoli. Have fresh sliced strawberries topped with light whipped cream or fat free pudding for desert, rounding out the whole meal for under 500 calories!
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    3 Tbsp butter (separated)
    1/4 cup onions minced
    1/4 cup celery minced
    1/4 cup green bell peppers minced
    1 small jar pimientos, drained (optional)
    2 cups COOKED chicken breast, cubed (about 8 ounces)
    3 Tbsp flour
    1 1/3 cups nonfat milk
    1/2 cup sour cream or plain yogurt
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    Freshly ground pepper to taste
    2 cups whole wheat egg noodles, cooked (4 oz uncooked)
    1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
    1/2 cup water chestnuts sliced, drained (optional)
    1 cup Kraft 2% shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

Heat oven to 350° F.

In a nonstick skillet heat 1 Tbsp butter andsaute onion, celery, and green pepper for 3 minutes.

In large bowl, combine sauted vegetables, pimiento, pasta and chicken; set aside. Heat the remaining 2 Tbsp butter in same skillet. Stir in flour and cook for 3 minutes; stir in milk, sour cream, salt, and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring, until thickened. Stir into chicken mixture with noodles, water chestnuts, parmesan cheese and 1/2 cup cheddar cheese. Spoon into greased shallow 1 1/2 quart baking dish. Bake for 25 minutes; top with remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese and return to oven for 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese melts and browns lightly.







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