Chicken Alfredo with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream

Take a short-cut to Italy with packaged fettuccine Alfredo turned into a creamy chicken dish with sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 5

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive oil
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
box Chicken Helper® fettuccine Alfredo
1
cup hot water
1
cup half-and-half
1/4
cup chopped dry-pack sun-dried tomatoes
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and onion; cook 15 to 18 minutes, stirring onion frequently and turning chicken once, until onion is tender and juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Remove from heat; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, fill 2-quart saucepan 2/3 full of water. Heat to boiling. Stir in uncooked pasta (from Chicken Helper box). Gently boil uncovered about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender; drain. Set aside.
  • 3 In same saucepan, mix hot water, half-and-half, tomatoes and sauce mix (from Chicken Helper box). Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce is slightly thickened.
  • 4 Cut chicken into slices. To serve, spoon cooked pasta onto serving plate. Arrange chicken slices and onion over pasta. Top with sauce mixture. Sprinkle with basil.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    860mg
    860%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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