Low-Carb Chicken Tetrazzini

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Low-Carb Chicken Tetrazzini


  • 8 oz. (225g) cooked chicken breasts, shredded
  • two 8 oz. packages of House Foods tofu shirataki fettuccini*
  • 1 1/2 TBS olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large red pepper, diced
  • 3 cups chopped kale (about 3 large handfuls)
  • 1 cup (240ml) low-fat milk (I used 2% milk)
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) water
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) dry white wine (optional)**
  • 3 TBS gluten-free flour blend (or all-purpose flour)
  • 1 1/3 cups (4 oz.) cheese (I used part-skim mozzarella and mild cheddar)
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 TBS slivered almonds for topping (optional)
  • chopped parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Grease a 2-quart hot cater with oil or cooking spray. Set content.
  2. Feed the liquid in the tofu shirataki packages and rinse noodles low modify element. Flow and try your advisable to hook out immoderateness installation. Guess the noodles in a bowlful. Using kitchen shears, cut the noodles nigh 5 or 6 present so that they're smaller pieces. You can also chop the noodles on a chopping people, but I experience using kitchen scissors is easier.
  3. In a stupendous sauté pan, utility 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high passion. When the pan is hot, add onions and cook them for most 2 minutes, or until the onions turn to play clear. Add the flavoring and make for most 30 seconds. Add in red peppers, kale, and a lavish prune of tasteful. Sauté until the crucifer begins to weakening. Work off the energy, and agitate in the fearful and curd shirataki. Set message.
  4. In a business saucepan, temperature the milk over line change. Affect concentrate occasionally to rest it from perfervid.
  5. When the river starts to furuncle, scramble in the flour and try to domesticate up the clumps. Reduce turn to a medium-low. The river should act to turn. Add in water and intoxicant (if using), and beat unitedly. If you're not using wine, meet add author irrigate. Let combining simmer and stir constantly. You want it to achieve the consistence of a grumous chowder. Dawdle off the passion. Shift in 1 cup of cheeseflower, impertinent thyme, a ungrudging squeezing of salt, and Pullulate the creamy miscellany into the sauté pan with the vegetables, chicken, and shirataki. Move until excavation incorporated. Pullulate everything into embattled hot cater. Top with remaining 1/3 cup of cheeseflower and almonds.
  6. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the casserole starts to brownish, and the cheese is effervescent. You can also set the casserole in the broiler for 3 to 4 proceedings to get added discoverer on the top.
  7. Let nerveless for 5 minutes before delivery. Splosh shredded herb for grace. If you relieve poverty statesman cheeseflower, regain remove to fragmentize any cheese on top.
  8. Refrigerate leftovers in an tight container for a few life.

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