Easy Chicken Pasta Alfredo Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy Chicken Pasta Alfredo Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Easy Chicken Pasta Alfredo

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"A friend of mine got this recipe while traveling in Italy. Chicken, mushrooms, and tortellini in rich cream sauce. Delicious! Serve sprinkled with parsley and cheese."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    40 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add tortellini. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tortellini float to the top and the filling is hot, about 5 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir chicken breast in hot oil until no longer pink in the center, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Melt butter in another skillet over medium heat; cook and stir mushrooms and garlic powder until mushrooms begin to soften, about 3 minutes. Stir heavy cream into mushrooms and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes. Add Parmesan cheese, parsley, and salt. Continue to cook until cheese is melted, about 1 minute.
  4. Stir tortellini and chicken into mushroom-cream sauce. Simmer until heated through, about 2 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 25, 2014

Family really liked this dish, although I did sub green & red peppers for the mushrooms as we are not mushroom eaters. I had chicken in the freezer that I had diced and cooked. That worked great and helped me get the meal on the table, quickly. A nice use for tortellini. Thanks Lisa, for sharing your recipe.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 23, 2015



17 Ratings

Mar 05, 2014

Very easy recipe. I baked the chicken, and shredded it rather than pan cook. Much more tender chicken. I substituted Shiitake mushrooms as well. Even my children liked it!

Feb 27, 2015

Couldn't believe I could make something this good, so simply. My husband "our cook" was impressed. I used coconut oil as my vegetable oil, added bell peppers and used some minced jar garlic when cooking the vegetables. Seasoned the chicken with garlic powder and seasoned salt when cooking. Otherwise used this wonderful recipe as stated. We aren't on the "cream" will kill you bandwagon, but cheap vegetable oils might :) Such a versatile recipe, you could choose your meat, veggie or pasta into many variations, change up some herbs. If I could give it a 10 I would. Of course cream tastes good on a bumper. Thank You!

Mar 05, 2015

This was very good but I wish I'd have added some shallots and minced garlic to it. I did add some spinach, a 10 oz bag which I wilted with the mushrooms. Good idea, Cochina. Thanks

Jun 22, 2015

It was great. Put my own spin on it. I added green peppers and spinach along with the mushrooms.

Mar 01, 2015

I know, do not make changes. But, I used rotisserie chicken that I had and subbed in skim milk thickened with flour to reduce the calories. Also used minced garlic when sautéing the mushrooms. This was great. Will make this again. Good for lunch the next day. Yum.

Feb 26, 2015

Came out great, I added some fresh spinach to the mushrooms and some Pecorino Romano to give the sauce a little something extra and oh man! the wife and kids loved it. Only suggestion I might make for next time is to instead of chicken, use bacon or prosciutto.


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  • Calories
  • 686 kcal
  • 34%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 38.4 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 201 mg
  • 67%
  • Fat
  • 46.9 g
  • 72%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 30.2 g
  • 60%
  • Sodium
  • 843 mg
  • 34%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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