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Chicken Alfredo

Bright broccoli, zucchini and sweet red pepper lend fresh taste to this rich chicken and pasta entree. Cream cheese makes the smooth sauce a snap to stir up. —Jody Stewart, Goldsboro, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cooked and cubed (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • 2 cups frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
  • 2 small zucchini, julienned
  • 1/2 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 6 ounces cooked fettuccine

Directions

  • In a large skillet over low heat, melt cream cheese and butter; stir until smooth. Add the milk, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Cook and stir for 3 minutes or until thickened.
  • Add the chicken, broccoli, zucchini and red pepper. Cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Reduce heat; cover and cook 5 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Serve with fettuccine.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 353 calories, 27g fat (16g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 268mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein.

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  • homemadewithlove
    Jun 21, 2015

    I used light cream cheese & skipped red pepper but very good, easy meal.

  • 1al2ka3so
    Jan 26, 2014

    We loved this. So easy to make.

  • MomCJJF4
    Aug 8, 2013

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  • fishrgal
    May 27, 2013

    We loved this recipe, it was very tasty However, I agree with mrsoathd1, it needs to be a little creamier. I added 3/4 cup milk and 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese. I could not find any zucchini, so simply put in extra broccoli. Yum, a keeper for sure!

  • becca-lynn
    May 14, 2013

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  • Karibro
    Mar 4, 2013

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  • mrsgoathd1
    Jun 27, 2011

    i used fresh broccoli and use 1 green and 1 yellow zucchini squash. loved it it does need to be a bit more creamier so next time i will double the creamy part. :)

  • AZGoodman
    Jan 9, 2011

    Easy to make. The Alfredo sauce has a nice consistency and flavor. I did add a small amount of Parmesan cheese as a topping to finish it off.

  • myrtis
    Jan 27, 2010

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  • jodimccullough
    Jun 2, 2009

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