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Easy chicken tetrazzini casserole recipe with spaghetti squash

Easy Broccoli Chicken Tetrazzini

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 551
This easy broccoli chicken tetrazzini is a great way to use up leftover chicken or turkey. Poached chicken can also be used if no precooked meat is on hand.
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Ingredients

  • 7 cups scooped flesh from baked spaghetti squash
  • 2 pounds boneless chicken breasts or cubed precooked turkey or chicken
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons dry cooking sherry
  • 1 cup chicken bone broth
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 10 oz bag frozen broccoli
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Prepare spaghetti squash and set aside 7 cups of the cooked flesh.
  • If using, poach chicken breasts in boiling water until no longer pink. Cut into cubes after slightly cooled.
  • In saucepan over low heat, melt butter and saute garlic. Stir in broth, whipping cream, sherry, xanthan gum, salt, and pepper. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently. Stir in spaghetti squash, broccoli, and chicken or turkey.
  • Pour mixture into ungreased casserole dish. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Bake uncovered at 350°F about 30 minutes.

Notes

Make 6 servings:
Per serving: 356.5 calories, 24.7g fat, 10.7g carbs, 4.3g fiber, 6.4g net carbs, 19.3g protein

Nutrition

Serving: 1large square | Calories: 551 | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 178mg | Sodium: 687mg | Potassium: 643mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1410IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 181mg | Iron: 1.9mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 9 g | % Carbs: 6.7 % | % Protein: 27.7 % | % Fat: 65.6 % | SmartPoints: 19
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