Chicken Alfredo Skillet

Enjoy this chicken recipe made with veggies and pasta – perfect for a hearty dinner that is ready in 40 minutes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked rotini pasta (6 oz)
1
tablespoon olive oil
2
lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into thin slices for stir-frying
2
medium zucchini, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced (2 1/2 cups)
1
small onion, chopped (1/3 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
jar (16 oz) Alfredo pasta sauce
1
jar (2 oz) diced pimientos, drained
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, if desired
  • 1 Cook rotini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook and stir 8 to 10 minutes or until no longer pink in center. Remove chicken from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • 3 Reduce heat to medium. To same skillet, add zucchini, onion and garlic; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until zucchini is crisp-tender. Add cooked chicken and Alfredo sauce; mix well. Place half of mixture (about 2 1/4 cups) in storage container with lid; cover and label "for Cheesy Chicken Alfredo Pizza". Refrigerate up to 2 days.
  • 4 To remaining mixture in skillet, add cooked rotini and pimientos; cook and stir just until hot (do not boil). Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and parsley.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    390
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    400mg
    400%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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