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Chicken Spaghetti

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Chicken Spaghetti
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  • Makes: 4 Servings

This colorful crowd-pleaser that incorporates vegetables, whole grains, protein and dairy in one dish. Serve with some fresh, frozen, canned, or dried fruit for a meal that contains all of the food groups.

Ingredients

  • vegetable oil spray
  • 4 ounce spaghetti, whole wheat uncooked
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, medium (thinly sliced)
  • 1 green bell pepper, medium (thinly sliced)
  • 1 onion, medium (chopped)
  • 2 cup cooked chicken breast, skinless and diced (cooked without salt, about 8 ounces)
  • 1 can tomatoes, diced undrained (14.5 ounces) (low sodium )
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup (reduced sodium (10.75 ounces))
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, reduced fat shredded
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese (shredded or grated)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly spray an 8-inch square baking dish with vegetable oil spray.
2. Prepare the spaghetti using the package directions, omitting the salt and oil. Drain well in a colander.
3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat, swirling to coat the bottom. Cook the bell peppers and onion for 4 to 5 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally.
4. Pour into a large bowl. Stir in the remaining ingredients, including the spaghetti. Pour into a baking dish.
5. Bake, covered, for 20 minutes. Bake, uncovered for 10 minutes, or until the mixture is warmed through and light golden brown on top.

Notes

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Source: Power to End Stroke: 46 Healthy Soul Food Recipes Cookbook, p. 42

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Calories 363
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 80 mg
Sodium 958 mg
Total Carbohydrate 37 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 33 g
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 363
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 80 mg
Total Carbohydrate 37 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 33 g
Minerals
Sodium 958 mg
Vitamins
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

CMP Food Groups
MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 cups
Grains
1 1/4 ounces
Protein Foods
2 1/2 ounces
Dairy
2/3 cups

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