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Broccoli Chicken Alfredo

What a fast and simple weeknight supper! This lighter take on Alfredo pasta offers all the comforting flavor families long for—but in a reduced-fat meal. Broccoli and whole wheat pasta boost nutrition. Terrie Fontenot - Fresno, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 470 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 599mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 10g fiber), 39g protein.
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