Savory Chicken Tarragon Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Margarine/Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), peeled
 Diced cooked chicken1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (About 1 Pound Boneless Chicken)
 Carrots1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sliced
 Parsley1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
 Dried tarragon leaves3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Water2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), divided
 Chicken broth1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (Homemade Or One 14-1/2-Ounce Can)
 Lemon juice1 3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pasta8 Ounce (Rotini, Twirls Or Curly-Roni, Uncooked)
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1932 Calories from Fat 538

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.2%

Saturated Fat 10.8 g54.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 252 mg

Sodium 1500.1 mg62.5%

Total Carbohydrates 223 g74.3%

Dietary Fiber 17.1 g68.2%

Sugars 22.9 g

Protein 115 g230%

Vitamin A 721% Vitamin C 102.4%

Calcium 22.6% Iron 68.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Melt margarine in a 4-quart saucepan; add onion and garlic and saute for 1 minute.
Add chicken, carrots, parsley, tarragon and pepper; cook until chicken is lightly browned.
Add 2-1/2 cups water, chicken broth and lemon juice; bring to a rapid boil.
Stir in pasta; boil, uncovered, stirring occasionally, 11 minutes, or until pasta is tender.
Reduce heat.
Blend flour with remaining 2 tablespoons water; gradually add flour mixture to chicken mixture, stirring until mixture is smooth and thickened.