Rich Chicken Alfredo Recipe
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Rich Chicken Alfredo Recipe

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”My clients and husband love this recipe, and I hope your readers do, too” says Tammy Rau of Huntsville, Alabama. With its wonderful flavor and tender chicken, this dish is irresistible!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 10 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 4 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash pepper
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup chicken mixture with 3/4 cup pasta (prepared with fat-free dressing) equals 752 calories, 40 g fat (24 g saturated fat), 194 mg cholesterol, 842 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 45 g protein.


  1. Place salad dressing in a small resealable plastic bag; add the chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 15 minutes. Drain and discard marinade.
  2. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook chicken over medium heat until no longer pink; remove and keep warm.
  3. In the same pan, melt butter; whisk in the flour, Italian seasoning, garlic powder and pepper. Stir in cream. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened. Stir in cheese and chicken; heat through. Drain fettuccine. Serve chicken mixture with pasta. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Rich Chicken Alfredo in Cooking for 2 Fall 2008, p16

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Sep. 24, 2014

"I loved this recipe - will try the recommendations listed below. Thanks"

Reviewed Sep. 15, 2014

"A fine recipe. I added more half and half, but that is just personal taste."

Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"Yummy. My husband and i love this easy quick to prepare dish. i back off a bit on the Itialian and garlic seasoning. One of our staple chicken dinners!"

Reviewed Feb. 26, 2013

"This was very good I added onions and mushrooms plus a little Italian seasoning I would make this again."

Reviewed Dec. 12, 2012

"Very good, and easy to make. I only gave it 4 stars because it really needed salt! I added about 1/8 tsp."

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