low carb tetrazinni (almost no carb!)

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By Judith Sheppard
from Hornell, NY

Comfort foods? Creamy, flavorful, mouth pleasing casseroles top the list for me. Not eating pasta of any type (and losing 74 lb in 7 months) has made me creative. I use Miracle Noodles. They are Shiratake noodles and can be purchased in Asian specialty shops.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 8
prep time 25 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For low carb tetrazinni (almost no carb!)

  • 1 lb
    cubed chicken or turkey
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted
  • 1 lg
    onion, sliced
  • 4 lg
    grilled sweet red peppers (from a jar), diced
  • 2 c
    broth (can use the carcass to render broth)
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper (prefer white but black is fine)
  • 1 c
    heavy cream or 1/2 'n 1/2
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground thyme and dried sage
  • 1 c
    panko
  • fresh parsley (optional) for garnish
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How To Make low carb tetrazinni (almost no carb!)

  • 1
    Brush 9 x 13” casserole dish with a bit of melted butter. Sauté sliced onion in 1 tablespoon melted butter till tender and light golden edges. Place onions in casserole. Add 3 tablespoons melted butter to sauté pan and add 3 tablespoons flour. Stir until well blended. If you’d prefer, make the roux pale gold. Add seasonings to roux.
  • 2
    Add 1 cup ½ and ½ or milk and 1 cup heavy cream blending until creamy and thickened.
  • 3
    Place turkey and diced grilled peppers in the casserole. Add the shiratake (Miracle) noodles. (Cut the noodles up with scissors to 3 or 4 inch length).
  • 4
    Pour cream mixture over all and stir well. Pour 1 cup Panko into remaining butter, mix well and spread over casserole. Bake casserole 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Cool a bit before serving. Sprinkle with freshly minced parsley.

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