Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

Use leftover chicken to make this family-friendly dinner even easier.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Fettuccine or other favorite pasta, cooked according to package directions
1
to 2 cups fresh chopped broccoli, cooked and hot
1/2
cup (1 stick) butter
1/2
teaspoon (1 clove) minced garlic
2
cups heavy cream
1/8
teaspoon garlic powder
1/8
teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4
cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2
to 3 cooked chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 Cook fettuccine according to package directions adding broccoli last 3 minutes, drain. Set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add minced garlic with the butter. Add cream, garlic powder, and pepper.
  • 3 Simmer, uncovered, for 10 to 12 minutes or until thick, stirring frequently. Trust me, it will thicken. When sauce has reached desired consistency, stir in Parmesan cheese.
  • 4 Add cooked chicken to Alfredo sauce and heat through. Serve over hot, cooked fettuccine and broccoli.
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