Chicken Alfredo

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Recipe: #26192

June 09, 2017

"From Super Food Ideas March '17. A healthy take on a creamy pasta dish the secret being to use some of the pasta water in the making of the dish."

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (223.7 g)
  • Calories 595.7
  • Total Fat - 21.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 12.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 179 mg
  • Sodium - 260.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 76.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 10.4 g
  • Sugars - 0.2 g
  • Protein - 24.8 g
  • Calcium - 309.6 mg
  • Iron - 2.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling, sated water, following packet directions.

Step 2

Reserve 1 cup of the cooking water and drain pasta and set aside.

Step 3

Meanwhile melt butter in a large frying pan over medium-high heat and add eschalot and cook, stirring for 2 minutes or until soft and then add cream and bring to a simmer and reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 3 minutes and then remove from heat and add parmesan and stir until smooth and season with salt and pepper.

Step 4

Increase heat to medium and return pan to heat and add pasta, chicken and 1/2 the reserved pasta water and toss gently for 2 minutes or until the sauce thickens and coats the pasta (pasta sauce should not be pooled in the bottom of the pan, adding more reserved pasta water, if needed.

Step 5

Remove from heat and sprinkle with extra parmesan and parsley and serve.


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