Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo

Ready in 45 minutes
4.6 avg, 8 review(s) 100% would make again

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To increase the nutritional content of this creamy and fattening dish (of course that's what makes it wonderful), I added steamed broccoli and used whole wheat noodles. The nuttieness of the whole wheat noodles paired well with sauce, and you're arteries will be happy with your efforts.

"Easy and great I added fried onions and fresh chives to the sauce, also some lemon juice to the chicken that I grilled. Very good and fast."

- Spencerfam

Ingredients

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1 lb skinless boneless chicken thighs or breast
2 tbsp canola oil
Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper
12 whole wheat fettucini noodles; cooked according to package directions
1 1/2 cups fresh broccoli; steamed
1 pint heavy cream
1/2 c Butter; melted
1 cup parmesan cheese; freshly grated, plus extra for garnish

Original recipe makes 4

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Preparation

In a large skillet, heat oil over med hi. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Cook chicken in skillet for about 5 minutes on each side, or until chicken is cook through. Remove chicken from pan and allow to cool. Cut chicken into strips. In a large skillet, heat cream over med heat until it just starts to bubble, whisk in melted butter. Add cheese and whisk until smooth, 2-3 minutes. Add chicken and stir, then add pasta and mix well. Add steamed broccoli (I steamed mine in a steamer bag in the microwave) just prior to serving. Top with more parmesan and fresh cracked pepper.

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bobwright 1 year ago
Quick and easy. My family loved it! (To save money and time I used canned chicken.)
ElenaWV1 1 year ago
Two sugestions: Coat chicken in seasoned flour first. Add crushed garlic to oil. It was delish!
Lori_G 2 years ago
Quick, easy, and delish. I did mine veggie style with steamed broccoli.
Gennnaeden 2 years ago
Easy and great I added fried onions and fresh chives to the sauce, also some lemon juice to the chicken that I grilled. Very good and fast.
Spencerfam 2 years ago
Simple and easy. Loved it
Jenni_Kay 2 years ago
If you REALLY want to make this a heart healthy meal, in addition to using the whole wheat fetuccini noodes, use fat free half and half and butter buds in place of the cream and butter.
Ks_Catlover 4 years ago
[I posted this recipe.]
TheKitchenWitch 4 years ago
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