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Easy Weeknight Creamy Chicken Alfredo

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield 4 servings
Enjoy this chicken recipe made with Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ basil cooking sauce and pasta – perfect for a weeknight

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked fettucine
  • 1 package (1 1/4 lb) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 (18 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy Parmesan basil cooking sauce
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream or half-and-half

How to Make It

  1.   Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package.

  2.   In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Add butter and garlic; cook until garlic is softened. Stir in cooking sauce, Parmesan cheese and cream. Simmer 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until well blended.

  3.   Serve over fettuccine.