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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Chicken and Noodle Broccoli Bake from 6 Weight Watchers plus points

Chicken and Broccoli Noodle Casserole
Servings: 6 • Serving Size: 1/6th • Old Points: 5 pts • Points+: 6 pts
Calories: 252.4 • Fat: 5.4 g • Protein: 23.2 g • Carb: 30.1 g 
 Fiber: 4.4 g • Sugar: 2.6 g
Sodium: 256.3 mg (without salt) 

  • 6 oz Ronzoni Smart taste noodles (or no-yolk)
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced thin
  • 12 oz fresh broccoli florets, chopped
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 medium shallot, minced
  • 3 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1-3/4 cups fat free chicken broth
  • 1 cup 1% milk
  • 12 oz cooked shredded chicken breast
  • 4 oz shredded reduced fat sharp cheddar (Sargento)
  • cooking spray
  • 3 tbsp shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp seasoned breadcrumbs (I used whole wheat)
Cook noodles in salted water until al dente, or slightly
 undercooked by 2 minutes. Set aside.
Heat oil in a large skillet. Add garlic and cook on medium
 heat until golden, about 1 minute. Add the broccoli and a
 little salt, sauté and cover the broccoli for about 3 minutes
 on medium heat until the broccoli begins to soften. Set aside.
Preheat the oven to 375°. Lightly spray a 9 x 12 casserole
 dish with cooking spray.
In a large pot, heat butter over medium-low heat, when melted
 add the shallot and cook until soft, 2-3 minutes. Add the flour
 and a pinch of salt and stir well, cooking an additional 2-3 minutes
 on medium-low heat.
 in the chicken broth until well combined ove

r medium heat; whisk well for 30 seconds, then add the milk 

and bring to a boil.
on medium heat, mixing occasionally

 until it thickens (about 6-7 minutes). 
 from heat and 

 reduced fat sharp cheddar and 1 tablespoon of the parmesan

mix well
 until the cheese melts.

the shredded chicken, noodles and broccoli to the sauce 

and mix well until evenly coated.

into a casserole dish and 
 with parmesan cheese 

and breadcrumbs. 
 a little more cooking spray on top 

 for about 20 - 25 minutes. 
 the casserole 

under the broiler a few minutes to get the crumbs crisp a

nd golden (careful not to burn).

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