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Fettuccine with Chicken Recipe

In Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, Gwynne Fleener stirs up this tender chicken and pasta entree to feed her husband and three teenagers in a hurry. It features spinach fettuccine for a colorful change of pace.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat margarine
  • 3/4 cup nonfat Parmesan cheese topping
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken until juices run clear. Drain fettuccine; add to skillet. Add milk and margarine. Stir in cheese topping, garlic powder and pepper; heat through. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 1-cup serving equals 282 calories, 7 g fat (0 saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 403 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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