Easy Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

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Fresh broccoli and tender chunks of chicken breast are combined with a creamy sauce flavored with Parmesan cheese and basil, then mixed with hot cooked fettuccine.

close up view of Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo in a bowl with a fork
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Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
12 mins
Total Time:
22 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 (2 cup) servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces fettuccine or spaghetti, uncooked

  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets

  • ¼ cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces

  • 1 ⅔ cups milk

  • 4 ounces PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed

  • ¼ cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil leaves

Directions

  1. Cook pasta as directed on package, adding broccoli to the boiling water for the last 2 min. of the pasta cooking time. Drain pasta mixture.

  2. Meanwhile, heat dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 min. or until chicken is cooked through, stirring occasionally. Stir in milk, cream cheese, Parmesan cheese and basil. Bring to boil, stirring constantly. Cook 1 to 2 min. or until sauce is well blended and heated through.

  3. Add chicken mixture to pasta mixture; mix lightly.

HEALTHY LIVING

Save 60 calories and 8g of fat, including 4g of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with KRAFT Lite Zesty Italian Dressing, fat-free milk and PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.

SUBSTITUTE

Substitute frozen peas, chopped red peppers or any of your favorite vegetables for the broccoli.

Prepare using spaghetti.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

626 Calories
27g Fat
60g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 626
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 111mg 37%
Sodium 543mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 22%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 40mg 198%
Calcium 167mg 13%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 510mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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