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Easy Chicken Alfredo Recipe

Easy Chicken Alfredo Recipe

“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. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup pasta with 2/3 cup chicken mixture equals 343 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 770 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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