Balsamic Chicken Fettuccine Recipe
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Balsamic Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

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Skip the marinara and serve noodles in an elegant new way! Not only is our easy balsamic-infused entree a meal in itself, it makes a different twist on an Italian classic. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette, divided
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cups frozen broccoli florets
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 423 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 548mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 6g fiber), 37g protein.


  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute chicken in 1 tablespoon vinaigrette until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, saute mushrooms and onion in 1 tablespoon vinaigrette until tender. Add the tomatoes, broccoli, Italian seasoning and remaining vinaigrette; cook 5-6 minutes longer or until heated through.
  3. Drain fettuccine. Add fettuccine and chicken to skillet and toss to coat. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Balsamic Chicken Fettuccine in Simple & Delicious December/January 2012, p19

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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leslie1966 User ID: 3337908 181267
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2014

"This was really good. I did use jarred mushrooms. I also used the whole box of fettuccine. It was very fresh tasting."

joememe348 User ID: 1904227 121916
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2014

"We were very disappointed with this recipe. I was looking forward to trying another new recipe but the outcome lacked any substantial flavor. I will NOT be making this again I'm sorry to say."

M6L4J3L0 User ID: 6700628 197596
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2012

"We thought this was delish just as it is. Easy too. Badkitty, you did not make this dish, you made something entirely different."

ktbaby22 User ID: 6749039 198683
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

"Delicious! This is an easy yet unique recipe and it is awesome! I had to add some salt to taste though, it was a little sweet almost. And I used fresh tomatoes...much tastier!"

ColleenaG User ID: 1190332 138832
Reviewed May. 30, 2012

"Since asparagus is now in season, I used it instead of broccoli and added garlic when cooking the meat and in the saute of vegetables. Our family thought it was very good."

ohmiela User ID: 5901825 181264
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2012

"really didn't have enough flavor. Sounded great on paper, but my family and I thought it was just so-so."

Lisa2025 User ID: 6182477 125999
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2012

"My family loved this recipe! It was easy to put together. I like that it's a healthy alternative to marinara sauce."

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