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Healthy Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli

Healthy Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli

Tracy ShawTracy Shaw
Prepped in 5 minutes and ready to serve in under 30 minutes, this skinny chicken alfredo with broccoli is a family favorite!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course 30 Minutes or Less, dinner, Nut Free
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6
Calories 360 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. chicken breast
  • 8 oz. rotini pasta
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • ½ cup freshly-grated parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook 5-6 minutes per side, or until cooked through. Remove from heat.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Add broccoli florets during last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain and set aside. Slice once cooled.
  • Return skillet to heat. Add butter and garlic and cook 1-2 minutes, or until butter is melted. Sprinkle with flour, then slowly whisk in chicken stock until smooth. Whisk in milk and bring to a boil. Cook 1-2 minutes, or until sauce thickens. Add parmesan cheese and stir until cheese is melted and smooth. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Toss pasta, broccoli and sauce until mixed well. Top with chicken.

Nutrition

Calories: 360kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 27gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 277mgPotassium: 581mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 386IUVitamin C: 29mgCalcium: 154mgIron: 2mg
Keyword 30 minute meals, alfredo, easy dinner, easy dinner ideas, pasta
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