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One-Pot Chicken Alfredo Penne

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Everyone's favorite white sauce gets a rich, creamy boost of cheese, plus chicken and peas, in this super simple supper.

Ingredients

1
can (12 oz) evaporated milk
1
lb uncooked penne pasta
1
box (9 oz) frozen sweet peas
2
cups shredded or pulled deli rotisserie chicken
1
jar (15 oz) Alfredo pasta sauce
1
cup grated Parmesan cheese

Steps

  • 1 In nonstick 5-quart Dutch oven, heat evaporated milk, 4 cups hot water and the pasta to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-high; cook 7 minutes, stirring frequently; do not drain. Meanwhile, microwave peas as directed on box; drain peas.
  • 2 Reduce heat to medium. Stir in chicken and Alfredo sauce. Cook 3 minutes longer, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Remove from heat; stir in peas and cheese.
  • 1 In nonstick 5-quart Dutch oven, heat evaporated milk, 4 cups hot water and the pasta to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-high; cook 7 minutes, stirring frequently; do not drain. Meanwhile, microwave peas as directed on box; drain peas.
  • 2 Reduce heat to medium. Stir in chicken and Alfredo sauce. Cook 3 minutes longer, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Remove from heat; stir in peas and cheese.

Expert Tips

Tired of chicken? Substitute chopped ham or cooked shrimp for a delicious twist.

A 5-oz bag of baby spinach makes a nice substitution for the peas. Just stir it in with the cheese. Keep stirring until the heat from the pasta wilts the greens.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
750mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate
60g
20%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
7g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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