Monday, October 27, 2008

~Tempt My Tummy Tuesday~ Chicken Tetrazzini & Apple Salad


1 1/4 cups skim milk
3/4 cup water
2 T cornstarch
2 t chicken bouillon
dash pepper
2 cups cooked chicken, cubed
2 T dry white wine
3 oz spaghetti, broken
Frozen Broccoli, corn, pepper mixture
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
2 oz sliced mushrooms, drained

In medium saucepan combine milk, water, cornstarch and pepper. Cook and stir until mixture boils. Remove from heat, stir in chicken and wine.

Cook spaghetti, add vegetable mixture last 3 minutes of cooking, drain. Stir in 1/2 of parmesan cheese and mushrooms in chicken mixture.

Place in pan and cover with remaining cheese. Bake 375 for 30 minutes or until heated.
* * * *
Apple Salad

1 can (20 oz) unsweetened pineapple chunks
¼ cup butter or margarine
¼ cup sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water
1 cup mayonnaise
8 cups chopped tart apples
2 cups green grapes
2 teaspoons poppy seeds
¾ cup chopped toasted pecans

Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. Place juice in a saucepan/ add butter, sugar and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; add to the saucepan, stirring constantly. Return to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Chill. Stir in mayonnaise. In a large bowl, combine pineapple, apples, grapes, poppy seeds and cooked dressing. Fold in pecans just before serving.

For more Tempt My Tummy Tuesday, hop over to Lisa
and Lana.

Have a great Tuesday. I'll leave you with this picture of Ripley while in the car today!


Sherry said...

Yummy! These both sound good and love that the tetrazzini is low fat, too. :D Thank you for sharing your recipes!

Ripley is adorable!!

have a great Tuesday!

Live.Love.Eat said...

Hey there. Came over from TMTT.

That little doggy is SO cute and the tetrazini sounds delish!!!!!!

Natalie said...

I hadn't eaten Chicken Tetrazzini in so long. Might be on the next grocery list.

Laurie Ann said...

Both recipes sound so yummy - I will have to try the apple salad! Thanks for sharing, Cheryl!

Debra said...


My Aunt Annie used to make a mean chicken tetrazzini...I'm gonna grab this recipe and whip up a batch. Bet my guys will love it. We are having meatball subs tonight for dinner.

It's cooolllld here. High of 68 today.

Ripley could not be any cuter! ((hugs)) to you, my friend

Peggy said...

Blessings Cheryl...What a sweet face your Ripley has!!! Looks yummy!

Denise said...

Well, I am hungry now.

lana said...

yumm! I love the new look of your blog... sorry I haven't been over in awhile and trying to get back over more often :-)

Lisa@BlessedwithGrace said...

Thanks for these recipes. Looks good. Hope you have a great week.