Skinny Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli

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This Skinny Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli recipe is so good no one would ever guess that it’s a lighter version of the family favorite. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it has broccoli that you’ll actually
want to eat! {Bonus}
This Skinny Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli recipe is so good no one would ever guess that it's a lighter version of the family favorite. It's quick, it's easy, and it has broccoli that you'll actually want to eat! {Bonus} www.Embellishmints.com

Skinny Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli


Ingredients
2 cups of cooked chicken breast, cut into chunks
2 cups broccoli florets (I got the frozen broccoli…so easy!)
8 oz fettuccine
2T extra virgin olive oil
2t minced garlic
2T flour
1 cup fat-free, low sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup fat free sour cream
1/4 cup skim milk
1 pinch ground nutmeg
3/4 cup parmesan cheese

Directions
Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside
In a medium saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium-low heat
Add garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until the garlic is golden, 1 to 2 minutes
Whisk in the flour until smooth, about 2 minutes
Gradually whisk in the chicken broth, sour cream, milk and nutmeg
Bring to a low boil, stirring constantly
Lower the heat and simmer, stirring gently, until the mixture thickens, about 3 minutes
Stir in 3/4 cup Parmesan
Add cooked chicken and broccoli to sauce mixture, followed by the cooked pasta
Toss to combine and serve with more Parmesan, if desired

Recipe adapted from celebrations.com

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21 Comments

  1. February 22, 2017 / 4:01 pm

    So yummy, featuring this in this week’s Family Fun Friday party!

  2. February 20, 2017 / 2:44 pm

    We will just love your Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli and thanks so much for sharing it with us at Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a great week and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

  3. February 20, 2017 / 2:21 pm

    Very nice. Thanks for sharing on fiesta friday!

  4. February 20, 2017 / 1:15 pm

    Thank you for lightening up this classic! It is one I have avoided because of the high calorie count.

  5. February 18, 2017 / 10:55 am

    I would gladly replace the ‘naughty” alfredo for this one. Sounds really good to me. Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday party. I hope you are having fun!

  6. February 17, 2017 / 3:31 pm

    I haven’t had alfredo in so long… I need to try this soon! Thanks for linking up with Merry Monday this week!

  7. January 17, 2017 / 12:08 pm

    We will just love your Skinny Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli it looks delicious! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday. We look forward to seeing you again real soon!
    Miz Helen

  8. January 13, 2017 / 4:42 pm

    Our family loves any type of alfredo dish but we don’t make them often because they are less than healthy. Thanks for sharing a better option at Funtastic Friday.

  9. January 13, 2017 / 9:43 am

    Love low carb recipes! I didn’t think of using fat free sour cream. Thanks for sharing at Dishing It & Digging It! Looking forward to seeing more of your creativity!

  10. January 11, 2017 / 1:15 am

    I love this recipe and will be sharing with my Fab Fitters at #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook group. Thanks for sharing with us at Over the Moon Link Up

  11. January 10, 2017 / 1:22 pm

    This is one of my all time favorite dishes. I love how you lightened it up. Thanks for sharing on #TastyTuesdays.

  12. Anonymous
    September 19, 2013 / 9:35 pm

    how many servings does this make?

  13. July 24, 2012 / 11:27 pm

    yum, this looks really delicious! I often avoid alfredo dishes because of the calorie content. I’ll have to give this one a shot!

    • Anonymous
      May 16, 2013 / 2:57 am

      Hi I’m a greenhorn when it comes to cooking and I would love to try out this recipe so i was just wondering what does the “T” stand for? Is it a teaspoon or a tablespoon?

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