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Chicken Mushroom Macaroni
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45 minutes
8 servings
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dairy-free
(?)
Has dairy from:
cheddar cheese
parmesan cheese
gluten-free
(?)
Has gluten from:
elbow macaroni
all-purpose flour
kid friendly
has meat
(?)
Has meat from:
chicken breast
has pasta
(?)
Has pasta from:
elbow macaroni
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
cheddar cheese
parmesan cheese
chicken breast
vegetarian
(?)
Not vegetarian due to:
chicken breast
pescetarian
paleo
(?)
Not paleo due to:
elbow macaroni
all-purpose flour
cheddar cheese
parmesan cheese
This recipe has no customizations.
 
Bon Appétit
This recipe fits right into a balanced diet.
 
Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 5.5% of RDA
• Calories: 20.1% of RDA
• Carbs: 12.0% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 27.5% of RDA
• Fiber: 6.1% of RDA
• Fructose: 0.4% of RDA
• Protein: 19.3% of RDA
• Sodium: 25.0% of RDA
• Sugar: 4.8% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 18.0% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 22.6% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 0.1% of RDA
• Iron: 2.9% of RDA
• Magnesium: 13.3% of RDA
• Manganese: 8.2% of RDA
• Niacin: 29.6% of RDA
• Potassium: 7.6% of RDA
• Zinc: 11.5% of RDA
If all nutritional components are less than 50% of RDA (and all vitamins and minerals are less than 400% of RDA) the recipe gets a “Bon Appétit” rating.
 
INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
Ingredient
 
3
cups
uncooked.
 
3
tbsp
 
4
tbsp
 
1
cup
stemmed and sliced.
 
1
clove
minced.
 
1 3/4
cups
can use any milk of choice.
 
1
cup
shredded.
 
1
tsp
 
1/2
cups
shredded.
 
1/4
tsp
 
1/4
tsp
 
2
whole
(4- 5 ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped into bite-sized pieces or 2- 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken.
 
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Preheat the oven to 350F.
PREPARING THE PASTA
2.
Prepare the noodles according to package directions and drain.
COOKING THE CHICKEN
3.
Dice the chicken into cubes.
4.
In a large frying pan, lightly coat the bottom with olive oil.
5.
Turn the heat to medium-high and add the chicken cubes.
6.
Season with salt and pepper.
7.
Cook the chicken for 7-9 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink in the middle.
8.
Place cooked chicken into a bowl and set aside.
PREPARING THE MUSHROOM AND CHICKEN SAUCE
9.
In a sauté pan over medium heat, add one tablespoon of oil and mushrooms.
10.
Allow to cook for about 5 minutes, until all of the water has released and evaporated from the mushrooms, and they have browned slightly.
11.
Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds, until fragrant. Remove the mushrooms and garlic from the pan.
12.
In the same pan, whisk together the flour and 3 tablespoons olive oil to form a paste.
13.
Allow to cook for about one to two minutes, until fragrant and bubbling.
14.
Whisk in a small amount of milk, about 1/4 cup at a time.
15.
Add the cooked mushrooms. Whisk constantly while adding all of the milk in gradual increments. Whisk in the paprika, salt, and pepper. Increase heat and simmer until thick.
16.
Once thickened, whisk in the cheese and the cooked chicken. Remove from heat.
BAKING THE MACARONI
17.
Add the mixture to the noodles. Stir until fully coated.
18.
Pour the mac and cheese into the prepared baking dish.
19.
Bake for about 15 minutes, uncovered.
20.
Serve immediately.
 
THIS RECIPE CAN BE CUSTOMIZED
1.
Make it Gluten Free!
 
A gluten-free variant of this recipe can be made. Just make the following substutions: gluten-free all-purpose flour for all-purpose flour and gluten-free elbow macaroni (dry) for elbow macaroni.
2.
Make it Wheat Free!
 
A wheat-free variant of this recipe can be made. Just make the following substutions: gluten-free all-purpose flour for all-purpose flour and gluten-free elbow macaroni (dry) for elbow macaroni.
 
NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 403
Protein 21.7 g
Carbohydrates 33.0 g
Iron 0.55 mg
Fiber 1.71 g
Calcium 55.1 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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