Easy Weeknight Creamy Chicken Alfredo

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Enjoy this chicken recipe made with Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy Parmesan basil cooking sauce and pasta--perfect for a weeknight dinner, and ready in 20 minutes.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine

  • 1 (20 ounce) package boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces

  • 1 (9 ounce) pouch Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy Parmesan basil cooking sauce

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ¼ cup whipping cream or half-and-half

Directions

  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.

Tips

For an extra-rich sauce, stir in 2 tablespoons butter or margarine with the cooking sauce.

Serve with a green salad and crusty garlic bread.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

505 Calories
16g Fat
46g Carbs
41g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 505
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 444mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 41g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 143mg 11%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 262mg 6%

* 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.