Rating: 4 stars
38 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 23
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 3

Serve this recipe, which includes whole wheat noodles, when you crave classic comfort food but want to add a healthy spin.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

prep:
35 mins
bake:
50 mins
stand:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 40 mins
Servings:
9
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain; rinse with cold water; drain again. Meanwhile, in a bowl combine Alfredo sauce, lemon juice, and black pepper. Stir in chicken, spinach, and red peppers.

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  • Lightly coat a 13x9x2-inch baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole with nonstick cooking spray. Arrange 3 noodles in bottom of dish. Top with one-third chicken mixture. Repeat layers twice. Cover; bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until heated through. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, 5 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Let stand 15 minutes before serving. Makes 9 servings.

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For chopped cooked chicken, season 2 pounds raw skinless boneless chicken breast halves with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Add chicken. Cook, uncovered, 8 to 12 minutes or until no longer pink, turning halfway through cooking. Cool chicken slightly before chopping.

Nutrition Facts

268 calories; fat 10g; cholesterol 68mg; saturated fat 6g; carbohydrates 20g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 3g; protein 24g; vitamin a 2380.9IU; vitamin c 49mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 6.5mg; vitamin b6 0.3mg; folate 52.4mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 557mg; potassium 192mg; calcium 212mg; iron 1.4mg.
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