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Broccoli Chicken Alfredo

A fast and simple weeknight supper: a lighter take on Alfredo pasta offers all the comforting flavor in a reduced-fat meal. Broccoli and whole wheat pasta boost nutrition. From Terrie Fontenot: Fresno, Texas. Recipe published in Healthy Cooking April/May 2010.

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook time: 15 Minutes


  • 2 cup(s) uncooked whole wheat penne pasta
  • 3 cup(s) frozen chopped broccoli
  • 1 pound(s) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup(s) reduced-fat Alfredo sauce
  • 1/4 cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) pepper


• Cook pasta according to package directions, adding the broccoli during the last 5 minutes of cooking.

• Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute chicken until lightly browned. Add garlic; saute 1-2 minutes longer or until chicken is no longer pink and garlic is tender.

• Drain pasta mixture; add to the pan. Stir in the Alfredo sauce, cheese and pepper; cook and stir until heated through.

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