Creamy Chicken Alfredo

I love a good, creamy sauce over my pasta so I made a healthier one. My creamy chicken Alfredo is so rich, so creamy, and so delicious!! This dish will be devoured by everyone!

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Creamy Chicken Alfredo

1 heaping cup per serving
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
 

  • 6 ounces penne pasta dry
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 16 ounces chicken cutlets breasts
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 ounces 1/3 less fat cream cheese
  • 3/8 cup plain, unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth fat free, low sodium
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat, part skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasonings
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to box, drain well and set aside
  • Slice chicken up into bite-sized pieces, about 1 inch by 1 inch
  • Heat a large pan, greased with cooking spray, over medium heat, add garlic and cook for one minute
  • Add chicken to the pan and season with half the seasonings. Add in the lemon juice. Cook about 3-4 minutes per side, until fully cooked. Set the chicken aside on a clean plate
  • Re-spray the pan and add in cream cheese. Allow it to melt halfway then add milk and broth. Stir until all the cream cheese is melted then add the second half of the seasonings
  • Allow sauce to come to a slight boil and stir while it thickens
  • Add shredded mozzarella cheese to pan and stir until completely melted
  • Add in chicken and pasta and toss to completely coat. Top with more fresh herbs if desired

WW Points per Serving

myWW Points per Serving:
πŸ’š: 8
πŸ’™: 6
πŸ’œ: 3 (if using 100% whole wheat pasta)
Keyword Chicken Breast, Pasta
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
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