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Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4
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Leftover chicken transforms itself into a stylish dinner entree with the addition of a quick-fix Alfredo sauce and some bright green broccoli. MORE + LESS -

Christy Denney
January 26, 2011

Ingredients

Fettuccine or other favorite pasta, cooked according to package directions
1
to 2 cups fresh chopped broccoli, cooked and hot
1/2
cup (1 stick) butter
1/2
teaspoon (1 clove) minced garlic
2
cups heavy cream
1/8
teaspoon garlic powder
1/8
teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4
cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2
to 3 cooked chicken breasts, diced

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook fettuccine according to package directions adding broccoli last 3 minutes, drain. Set aside.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add minced garlic with the butter. Add cream, garlic powder, and pepper.
  • 3
    Simmer, uncovered, for 10 to 12 minutes or until thick, stirring frequently. Trust me, it will thicken. When sauce has reached desired consistency, stir in Parmesan cheese.
  • 4
    Add cooked chicken to Alfredo sauce and heat through. Serve over hot, cooked fettuccine and broccoli.

Expert Tips

You can use rotisserie or left over chicken.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
670
Calories from Fat
570
% Daily Value
Total Fat
63g
97%
Saturated Fat
38g
192%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
Cholesterol
245mg
82%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Potassium
350mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 11 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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