Chicken Alfredo To Die For, In a Healthy Way

May 14, 2019

Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Try this recipe for a toned down, but still delicious and creamy, chicken Alfredo.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword alfredo, chicken, low fat, pasta, spinach
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author David Lee

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Chicken Breasts Cubed
  • 1 1/12 tspn Salt
  • 3/4 tspn Ground Black Pepper
  • 3 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup Skim Milk
  • 2 cups Spinach
  • 2 cups Whole Grain Penne Cooked
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Grated

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, add 1 tbsp of olive oil on medium high heat. Add chicken, 1 tspn salt and 1/2 tspn black pepper and cook until done. Remove from skillet leaving the grease still intact.

  2. Add 3 minced garlic cloves into the skillet and cook until tender. Then add the flour and chicken broth. Stir until thick and creamy.

  3. Pour in 1 cup skim milk, 1/2 tspn salt, 1/4 tsp black pepper and stir. Cook until simmering.

  4. Add in the spinach and cook until tender. Then add the cooked penne, chicken, and Parmesan. Stir until cheese is melted and remove from heat.

 

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