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Chicken Tetrazzini

My husband is not a casserole lover, but this creamy, cheesy chicken tetrazzini is one of his favorites! Nutmeg gives it a wonderful, different taste. As a busy mother with three young sons, I put this easy recipe to good use. —Kelly Heusmann, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth, optional
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 8 ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook mushrooms in butter until tender. Stir in flour; gradually add the chicken broth. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in the cream, parsley, salt, nutmeg, pepper, and wine if desired. Fold in the chicken and spaghetti.
  • Turn into a greased 3-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 258 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 763mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein.

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