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Chicken Alfredo Pasta Skillet

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Chicken Alfredo Pasta Skillet
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 6
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A scratch dinner done in 40 minutes using just one pan? It’s not too good to be true—but it is so very good! A classic homemade Alfredo sauce gets tossed with cooked chicken, peas and ziti pasta for an impressive meal that you can make on the fly.
Updated Jan 16, 2019

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
  • 3 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 8 oz uncooked ziti pasta (2 1/2 cups)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken
  • 3/4 cup frozen sweet peas
  • Chopped Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, if desired
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium heat until melted; add garlic. Cook and stir constantly about 1 minute or until fragrant. Add broth, pasta, salt and pepper; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium. Cook uncovered 12 to 14 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is al dente and most of liquid is absorbed.
  • 2
    Stir in whipping cream and Parmesan cheese; cook over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until bubbly. Stir in chicken and frozen sweet peas; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated through.
  • 3
    Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with parsley.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Leftover shredded cooked chicken may be used in place of deli rotisserie chicken.
  • tip 2
    Penne pasta may be substituted for the ziti pasta.

Nutrition

550 Calories, 32g Total Fat, 28g Protein, 38g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
550
Calories from Fat
280
Total Fat
32g
48%
Saturated Fat
18g
91%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
130mg
43%
Sodium
1060mg
44%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
11%
Sugars
4g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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