5-Ingredient Broccoli Chicken Alfredo

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
cup cut-up (bite-size) fresh broccoli
3/4
lb boneless skinless chicken, cut into bite-size pieces
Salt and pepper
1/2
cup unsalted butter
1
cup whipping cream
1 1/2
cups grated Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    Fill medium bowl with ice water; place next to stove. In 1-quart saucepan, heat 2 cups water to boiling. Add heaping teaspoon salt. Add 1/2 cup cut-up (bite-size) fresh broccoli; cook 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove broccoli with slotted spoon; immediately plunge into ice water. Drain; set aside.
  • 2
    Heat sauté pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Add 3/4 lb boneless skinless chicken, cut into bite-size pieces; season with salt and pepper. Cook until no longer pink in center. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • 3
    In 2-quart heavy saucepan, heat 1/2 cup unsalted butter and 1 cup whipping cream to a simmer. Add 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper; cook and stir about 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened.
  • 4
    Stir in broccoli and chicken. Serve.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Serve over rice or pasta for a more filling meal!

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
690
Calories from Fat
530
% Daily Value
Total Fat
59g
90%
Saturated Fat
36g
180%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
225mg
75%
Sodium
660mg
28%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
36g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
60%
60%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 10 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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