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Chicken Alfredo Recipe
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  • READY IN 40 mins

Chicken Alfredo

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"Quick and easy dinner with broccoli, zucchini, and red bell pepper. The sauce is enriched by cream cheese."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.
  2. While pasta is cooking, melt cream cheese and butter in a skillet over low heat. Stir until smooth. Stir in milk, and season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 3 minutes, or until thickened, stirring constantly.
  3. Mix in chicken, broccoli, zucchini, and red pepper. Cook 3 minutes over medium heat, then reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Serve over fettuccine.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 09, 2003

The easy fix is what makes this recipe a winner. This is barely enough sauce for more than 2 diners and I have to serve 4, so I used 12 oz cream cheese, 1/2 cup butter,1 c milk. I cooked the red peppers with the chicken. I also tossed the broccoli in to cook with the pasta so it would be "easier" on the kids, skipped the zucchini, and topped off w/parmesan.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 31, 2002

I did not care for this. I prefer the classic alfredo sauce.I love cream cheese but not in this dish. On the other hand my husband loved it.

 
Oct 20, 2006

At first I thought that this was going to be a flop because the butter and cream cheese just curdled and looked terrible. I stirred it with a wooden spoon and didn't know why it wasn't working. the recipe says to mix it over low heat until smooth. I was about to throw it away but I didn't have anything else to feed my kids and stuck with it, hoping to make something of it. I upped the heat to medium and used a fork to stir it. after five mins of this it finally starting looking like alfredo sauce and after that it was easy. 4*

 
Oct 31, 2005

Absolutely AMAZING! I have never had an Alfredo sauce like this one! The most expensive/fanciest restaurants do not compare.

 
Nov 06, 2005

Alfredo sauce has been my nemesis for years until now! This recipe is fabulous. I used low fat milk and cream cheese and did not find it heavy or sticky. I used real garlic insted of garlic salt and substituted asparagus for broccoli. Fabulous meal!

 
Jul 31, 2003

This was soooooooo good! I'm very picky about my sauces that I make. I NEVER buy the store bought stuff in jars so I try and make my own. This was very easy and so tasty. My hubby even liked it. I added 1/2 cup more milk, fresh mushrooms and a diced tomato for garnish. I will make this again. I think it would be great with shrimp too.

 
Jul 14, 2003

Very good; but I could see there wouldn't be enough sauce, so I halved the amount of veggies and chicken. WHEN I make it again, I will double the amount of cream cheese and milk; and also I would make more pasta. I might spice it up a bit also; but that is just for my personal taste.

 
Jan 24, 2003

This sauce is so creamy and very tasty! Very easy to prepare. I added a bit more garlic and it turned out wonderfully! My husband is picky about his alfredo sauce and even he loved this one!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 645 kcal
  • 32%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 39.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 151 mg
  • 50%
  • Fat
  • 42.7 g
  • 66%
  • Fiber
  • 3.7 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 28.3 g
  • 57%
  • Sodium
  • 355 mg
  • 14%

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

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