Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

Leftover chicken transforms itself into a stylish dinner entree with the addition of a quick-fix Alfredo sauce and some bright green broccoli.

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

Fettuccine or other favorite pasta, cooked according to package directions
1
to 2 cups fresh chopped broccoli, cooked and hot
1/2
cup (1 stick) butter
1/2
teaspoon (1 clove) minced garlic
2
cups heavy cream
1/8
teaspoon garlic powder
1/8
teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4
cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2
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.