Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole Recipe

Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole is a classic comfort food dish that combines tender chicken, creamy sauce, and pasta. This hearty casserole is perfect for a family dinner or potluck gathering. The chicken is cooked until tender and then combined with a rich and creamy sauce made from butter, flour, chicken broth, and cream. The mixture is then tossed with cooked pasta and topped with a layer of cheese before baking until golden and bubbly. Serve this delicious casserole with a side salad or steamed vegetables for a complete meal.

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55minstotal
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40minsCook
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Ingredients for Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole Recipe

  • 0.17 pound Cooked Chicken, Shredded Or Diced
  • 1.33 ounce Spaghetti Or Fettuccine Pasta
  • 0.08 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 0.17 Medium Onion, Diced
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.08 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 0.33 cup Chicken Broth
  • 0.17 cup Heavy Cream
  • 0.17 cup Frozen Peas
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • 0.17 cup Shredded Cheese
  • as required Chopped Parsley, For Garnish

Directions: Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • STEP 2.Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the diced onion and cook until softened.
  • STEP 4.Add the minced garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  • STEP 5.Sprinkle the flour over the onion and garlic mixture and stir well to combine. Cook for 2-3 minutes to cook out the raw flour taste.
  • STEP 6.Slowly whisk in the chicken broth and cream, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens.
  • STEP 7.Add the cooked chicken, cooked pasta, and frozen peas to the skillet. Stir well to combine.
  • STEP 8.Season with salt, pepper, and any additional desired seasonings.
  • STEP 9.Transfer the mixture to the greased baking dish and sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  • STEP 10.Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 11.Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 12.Garnish with chopped parsley, if desired, and serve hot.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use leftover cooked chicken or rotisserie chicken for this recipe to save time.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables such as mushrooms or bell peppers to the casserole for extra flavor and texture.
  • If you prefer a crispy topping, you can sprinkle breadcrumbs or crushed crackers over the cheese before baking.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, cover the casserole with foil and bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) until heated through.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To serve, reheat the casserole in the oven at 350°F (175°C) until heated through.
  • Serve the Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole hot as a main dish with a side salad or steamed vegetables.
Nutrition
value
340
calories per serving
20 g Fat32 g Protein7 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    20g
  • Protein
    32g
  • Carbs
    7g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    7g
  • Protein
    32g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    20g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    167mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    8mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    8mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    19mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    42mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    381mg
  • Selenium
    34mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp