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Chicken Penne Alfredo Recipe
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Chicken Penne Alfredo Recipe

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Cream cheese just might steal the show here. Combined with chicken, penne pasta, veggies and savory seasoning, it makes for a silky feast. —Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen broccoli-cauliflower blend
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 envelope Lipton savory herb with garlic soup mix

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions in a Dutch oven, adding the vegetables during the last 6 minutes of cooking.
  2. Meanwhile, cook chicken in butter in a large skillet until no longer pink. Add the cheeses, broth and soup mix; cook and stir until cheeses are melted. Drain pasta and vegetables; add to chicken mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Penne Alfredo in Simple & Delicious December/January 2013, p13

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Oct. 31, 2013

Extremely tasty and filling as well as easy to make. I couldn't find the soup mix in the store so I used a garlic and herb salad dressing mix instead and it was good.

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Reviewed Jun. 30, 2013

My husband doesn't really care for pasta but he loves this dish. It is very rich with all the cream cheese but oh so delicious!!!

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Reviewed Apr. 2, 2013

Absolutely delicious and easy! I've made it twice already and received rave reviews both times. I used only broccoli florets instead of the broccoli/cauliflower combo & it was great.

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Reviewed Feb. 12, 2013

I was out of cheddar cheese so substituted mozzarella. This was surprisingly good !! I too had trouble finding the soup mix at my normal store, but found it at the Walmart. I will definitely be making this again.

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Reviewed Feb. 11, 2013

I had to make a few changes: used 2 cans of chicken and couldn't find the Lipton soup mix so just used about a tsp. of a dry garlic & herb marinade and it turned out excellent. My husband and 3 year old loved it too. I loved the flavor the marinade added but next time will probably do more veggies.

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