Chicken Tetrazzini with Cream Sauce

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This Chicken Tetrazzini with Asiago Cream Sauce is a delicious dinner idea any night of the week. It's easy to make and great for using up any leftover chicken or turkey you might have. This dinner ideas with pasta are made from scratch; you can use a rotisserie chicken or whatever chicken you have on hand. The creamy Asiago cream sauce is a little lighter using half milk and half cream, instead of using all heavy cream, along with Greek yogurt. While it might be a bit lighter, it still tastes extra creamy and delicious. This recipe, for the most part, is a one-pot meal or a one-skillet meal. You will use one other pot to boil the pasta, but that's it. The rest of the recipe is made in the skillet starting with the vegetables to include chopped onions, bell peppers, and mushrooms. Sherry cooking wine is used in this recipe to give the vegetables a nice full flavor. You can substitute some chicken broth for the sherry cooking wine if that's what you have in the house. Chicken broth is just as flavorful. If you have an oven-safe skillet or cast iron skillet, you can put this pasta dish from the stove to the oven. This is only if you want to add a crunchy crust of bread crumbs to the recipe idea.

When making any easy delicious pasta recipes with chicken, you will be faced with what sort of chicken to buy. Different options can include conventional chicken, free-range chicken, and organic chicken. People are becoming concerned more and more about where their food comes from, how it’s been raised and what it’s been fed. You may feel overwhelmed when you go into the grocery with all the variety of food labels to choose from. When it comes to the chicken being certified organic, the farms where the chicken is raised must follow a set of strict guidelines and be inspected annually by a third-party certification body to ensure that those standards are met. The standards that they must follow include that the birds be raised organically no later than two days after they hatch. The chicken must be fed certified organic feed for their whole lives.

Nutrition Facts for: Chicken Tetrazzini with Asiago Cream Sauce from Flavor Mosaic

Ingredients: Linguine, butter, salt, pepper, mushrooms, onion, bell pepper, garlic cloves, Sherry, chicken, all-purpose flour, cream, yogurt, Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving: Calories 539, Calories from Fat 143, Total Fat 15.9g 24%, Saturated Fat 8.4g 42%, Cholesterol 136mg 45%,

Sodium 258mg 11%, Potassium 785mg 22%, Carbohydrates 57.6g 19%, Dietary Fiber 3.9g 16%, Sugars 10.4g, Protein 37.4g, Vitamin A 21%, Vitamin C 60%, Calcium 22%, Iron 31%

The organic feed fed to the chicken cannot contain any antibiotics, genetically engineered grains or animal by-products, or genetically engineered grains. The chickens also cannot be grown using chemical fertilizers or persistent pesticides. It is also prohibited to give the chicken any hormones, drugs, or antibiotics to the organic birds. Chickens must also have access to outdoors. Organic chicken is more expensive than conventional chicken. Thank you to Michele for sharing this dinner ideas with pasta for chicken tetrazzini with Asiago cream sauce on the "Flavor Mosaic" recipe site. This is just one of the easy delicious pasta recipes you will find on the site. Other recipes you will find include appetizer recipes, soup and salad, side dish, main dish, dessert recipes, holiday ideas, healthy meals, different cuisines and more. *

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