Low-Fat Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Spaghetti3⁄4 Pound (375 Grams)
 Butter25 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
 Sliced mushrooms175 Milliliter (3/4 Cup)
 Stalk celery1 , chopped
 Green onions2 , chopped
 Chopped sweet green pepper50 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
 All purpose flour50 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
 Chicken stock375 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cups)
 Low fat milk375 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cups)
 Shredded swiss cheese125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
 Cheddar cheese2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dried marjoram1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1 Pinch
 Chopped cooked chicken375 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cups)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2903 Calories from Fat 710

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g124.3%

Saturated Fat 44.2 g221.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 219 mg73%

Sodium 2203.9 mg91.8%

Total Carbohydrates 344 g114.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.4%

Sugars 34.9 g

Protein 220 g439.3%

Vitamin A 68.5% Vitamin C 95.9%

Calcium 188.9% Iron 99.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In saucepan of boiling salted water, cook spaghetti until tender but firm.
Drain and rinse under cold water; set aside.
In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat; cook mushrooms, celery, onions and green pepper, stirring, for 3 minutes.
Sprinkle with flour; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
Gradually pour in stock and milk; cook, stirring, for 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened.
Stir in half of the cheese until melted.
Add salt, pepper, marjoram and nutmeg; stir in chicken.
Combine spaghetti with sauce; taste and adjust seasonings.
Place in greased 8 cup (2 L) casserole; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbling.