Easy Chicken Alfredo Recipe
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Easy Chicken Alfredo Recipe

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“As rich and buttery as traditional Alfredo sauce, this tasty version is lower in calories and takes just minutes to prepare,” notes TerryAnn Moore in Vineland, NJ
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 3 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1/2 cup 1% cottage cheese
  • 3 tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter-flavored sprinkles
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
  • 1 tablespoon sliced ripe olives

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 343 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 770mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.


  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small food processor, combine the cottage cheese, milk, butter sprinkles and garlic; cover and process until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a microwave-safe bowl. Stir in the Parmesan cheese, parsley and pepper. Add the chicken, tomatoes and olives. Cover and microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Drain fettuccine; serve with chicken mixture. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Easy Chicken Alfredo in Cooking for 2 Spring 2007, p62

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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KarenKeefe User ID: 2062961 93504
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2013

"This recipe works better with 1/2 c. cream cheese instead of the cottage cheese. I also substituted 1T real butter for butter sprinkles. I did like the addition of sun dried tomatoes and black olives. That was a nice twist!"

sachin_jain User ID: 4699743 160152
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2012

"Just loved this recipe!!"

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 144220
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2009

"chicken Alfredo is a well known recipe in our home and we do it the way we want it to be. This recipe is interesting but slightly different from how we fix it."

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