Chicken and Spaghetti Bake

Egg-free
Nut-free
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Fat
Low-Sugar
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
10
Ready in
2 hours*

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. chicken breast halves
  • 1 (16-oz.) pkg. spaghetti
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped green or red bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes with mild green chilies, undrained
  • 1 lb. pasteurized processed cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1 (10.75-oz.) can cream of mushroom soup
  • Chopped fresh parsely

Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes*
Cook Time
1 hour 40 minutes
Ready in
2 hours*
  1. Heat 4 cups water in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste; add to saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 35 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Drain and cool chicken, reserving saucepan and 1 1/2 cups liquid; set aside. Chop chicken, discarding bones and skin. Keep covered; set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat a 3-quart rectangular baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. Using reserved saucepan, cook pasta al dente according to package directions. Drain. Set pasta aside and return saucepan to heat.
  3. Add butter to saucepan; melt over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook and stir until tender. Add tomatoes, soup and reserved liquid. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly. Add cheese, stirring constantly just until melted. Gently stir in chicken and pasta, tossing to coat.
  4. Spread pasta mixture into prepared baking dish. Bake, uncovered, 30 to 35 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with chopped parsley, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 469, Calories Fat 162, Total Fat 18g, Saturated Fat 9g, Cholesterol 89mg, Sodium 845mg, Carbohydrate 42g, Protein 29g
Serving Size1
Calories469
Calories Fat162
Calories (fat) extra34
Total Fat18g
Total Fat (extra)28
Saturated Fat9g
Saturated Fat (extra)46
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol89mg
Cholesterol (extra)30
Sodium845mg
Sodium (extra)35
Potassium266mg
Carbohydrate42g
Carbohydrate (extra)14
Fiber2g
Fiber (extra)11
Sugars6g
Protein29g
Omega30g
Vitamin A696IU
Vitamin A (extra)14
Vitamin C18mg
Vitamin C (extra)31
Iron2mg
Iron (extra)12