Chicken with Dijon-Tarragon Cream Sauce

25-minute main dish! Dijon mustard adds zest to a creamy sauce that coats tender chicken and pasta.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

8
oz uncooked fettuccine
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
3/4
cup sour cream
1/2
cup milk
2
tablespoons Dijon mustard
1
tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, if desired

  • 1 Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink in center.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix sour cream, milk and mustard until smooth. Stir in tarragon. Pour into skillet with chicken. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly heated. Serve chicken mixture over fettuccine; sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

Serve with a salad of baby spinach, sliced fresh strawberries or mandarin orange segments topped with poppy seed dressing.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
155mg
155%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.