Flavorful Chicken-Noodle Casserole comes to life with this diabetic-friendly recipe. Select light sour cream to lower fat and calorie content.

Dirk Van Susteren
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In a Dutch oven cook two-thirds of the celery and onion in hot oil over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add chicken, pepper, thyme and salt to Dutch oven; cook for 2 minutes. Add the water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 to 25 minutes until chicken is no longer pink.

  • Meanwhile, for topping, tear bread in small pieces. Finely chop remaining celery and onion. In a small bowl toss together the bread, celery and onion; set aside.

  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken to a cutting board to cool slightly. Add noodles to simmering broth in Dutch oven; boil gently for 7 to 8 minutes, just until tender, stirring occasionally. With a slotted spoon transfer noodles, celery and onion to a 3-quart baking dish.

  • For sauce, in a bowl whisk together sour cream, flour and garlic powder. Gradually whisk in 1 cup of the hot broth until smooth. Add sour cream mixture to broth in Dutch oven; cook and stir until boiling.

  • Meanwhile, remove chicken from bones; discard bones. Chop chicken and add to noodles in baking dish. Gently stir in sauce. Sprinkle with bread topping, then lightly coat with cooking spray.

  • Bake, uncovered, for 30 to 35 minutes or until casserole is heated through and topping begins to brown. Top with parsley just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

287.7 calories; protein 19.3g 39% DV; carbohydrates 32.6g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 2g 8% DV; sugars 1.9g; fat 8.5g 13% DV; saturated fat 3.1g 15% DV; cholesterol 98.4mg 33% DV; vitamin a iu 308.7IU 6% DV; vitamin c 3.3mg 6% DV; folate 159.6mcg 40% DV; calcium 83.9mg 8% DV; iron 2.5mg 14% DV; magnesium 44.3mg 16% DV; potassium 388.8mg 11% DV; sodium 340.4mg 14% DV.

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Hearty flavorful and perfect for a cold winter night. Made exactly as directed. Read More