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Fresh Spinach and Fettuccine Alfredo

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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Chicken Helper® makes this alfredo a great weeknight meal!

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
cups milk
1/2
cup hot water
1
can (4 oz) mushroom pieces and stems, drained
1
box Chicken Helper™ fettuccine Alfredo
3
cups washed fresh spinach leaves, torn into pieces
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in butter about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until outside turns white.
  • 2 Stir in milk, hot water, mushrooms and sauce mix (from Chicken Helper box). Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Stir in uncooked pasta (from Chicken Helper box). Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender.
  • 3 Stir in spinach. Cook over medium-high heat about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until hot. Remove from heat; uncover and let stand 5 minutes (sauce will thicken as it stands). Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in butter about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until outside turns white.
  • 2 Stir in milk, hot water, mushrooms and sauce mix (from Chicken Helper box). Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Stir in uncooked pasta (from Chicken Helper box). Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender.
  • 3 Stir in spinach. Cook over medium-high heat about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until hot. Remove from heat; uncover and let stand 5 minutes (sauce will thicken as it stands). Sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

The chicken breasts will be super easy to cut if they are partially frozen.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
1000mg
42%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
7g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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