Fed & Fit

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-1

I’m always on the prowl for favorite food remakes! I ask every person I know, “what is the one unhealthy dish you can’t live without?” A few months ago, my friend Sherin (who’s married to Austin’s older brother) told me that her husband LOVES Chicken Tetrazzini.

While she wasn’t necessarily fishing for a Paleo remake, I put it in my mental recipe queue. A delicious, healthful, comforting, kid-friendly, enough food to feed an army dish is right up my alley!

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-4

When my friend Carol over at Ditch the Wheat invited me to develop a recipe for her readers, I knew it’d be the perfect opportunity to unveil my wheat-free, family-favorite casserole.

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-3

Find the recipe and the rest of my write up over on her site. If you give it a try, I’d love to know what you think!

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-2

In the meantime, here are a few teaser shots …

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-6

The recipe starts with zucchini …lots of zucchini. I recommend you peel away the green skin before turning into noodles, especially if you’re trying to fool picky eaters.

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-12

If you don’t have a spiral slicer, you can grab one here! Next to my coffee maker, it’s my favorite kitchen toy.

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-48

The mushroom, thyme, butter, and coconut sauce is d.r.e.a.m.y.

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-41

And it involves wine.

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-23

Look at that chicken! We’re not messing around with these flavors.

Sometimes I feel like a sports commentator for food. I love my job.

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-59

Mix the noodles, sauce, and chicken together.

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-66

Because traditional Chicken Tetrazzini has a breadcrumb topping, we’re going to whip up our own out of crumbled almond meal and grass-fed butter.

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-71

It all comes together in the oven!

You’re going to love it.

Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini | Fed and Fit-5

I loved it so much, I made 2 extra casseroles to keep in the freezer for those nights when I work too late but still want something healthy and homemade.

Find the full recipe here.


13 Responses to “Paleo Chicken Tetrazzini”

  1. #
    Michelle W.posted March 3, 2014 at 7:05 pm

    I just bought the spiralizer this morning! I’m excited to start saving up some recipes so I can experiment once it arrives!

    • Cassy replied: — March 31st, 2014 @ 7:48 pm

      Awesome!! I LOVE mine.

  2. #
    Tessposted March 31, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    These pictures are making me drool. Your photography is beautiful! I’ll have to make this casserole soon!

    • Cassy replied: — March 31st, 2014 @ 7:48 pm

      Thank you so much! I hope you love it 🙂

  3. #
    Courtneyposted April 8, 2014 at 6:20 pm

    Oh my gosh, I got excited as soon as I saw zucchini being turned into noodles! I’m learning so much! 🙂

  4. #
    Kaitlinposted May 19, 2014 at 6:22 pm

    I just found this recipe yesterday and made it for dinner last night and it was amazing! It is my new favorite spiralizer recipe – thanks so much!

    • Cassy replied: — June 4th, 2014 @ 3:31 pm

      Oh that’s fantastic! I’m so glad you liked it, Kaitin!

  5. #
    Meganposted June 9, 2014 at 4:18 pm

    I made this for dinner last night.. seriously DELICIOUS!! I felt like I was having some creamy fettuccini alfredo! I didn’t have a spiraler so I used my peeler and it worked great! Also, didn’t have any arrowroot flour so I used tapioca flour as a thickener and it also worked great. Thanks for the amazing dish!

    • Cassy replied: — June 9th, 2014 @ 4:28 pm

      I’m so happy it worked out so well, Megan! Thanks for the great feedback.

  6. #
    J. Kilkullenposted July 3, 2014 at 7:48 pm

    Those are some stunning food photographs. Really. Are you a professional food photographer? If not, you should consider providing stock photography to one of the many online sites.

    • Cassy replied: — July 10th, 2014 @ 3:35 pm

      You flatter me! No, not technically professional. That is, I don’t get paid for them 🙂 Just post pictures here and on Instagram! Stock photography is an awesome idea! I’ll look into it.

  7. #
    angieposted January 16, 2016 at 2:26 am

    DId you just freeze it all after letting it cool? How did you reheat?

    • Kelly replied: — January 18th, 2016 @ 1:29 am

      Hi Angie, yes let it cool and then freeze it. Then to defrost it, you just take it out and let it sit and reheat in the oven as prescribed in the directions!

Leave a Comment

As Seen On...