Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

Blogger, Christy Denney of The Girl Who Ate Everything shares a favorite Alfredo recipe. This pasta recipe makes a wonderful intimate or family meal, and is also a wonderful way to use leftover chicken.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Fettuccine or other favorite pasta, cooked according to package directions
to 2 cups fresh chopped broccoli, cooked and hot
cup (1 stick) butter
teaspoon (1 clove) minced garlic
cups heavy cream
teaspoon garlic powder
teaspoon ground black pepper
cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
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.

Expert Tips

You can use rotisserie or left over chicken.