Skinny Chicken Alfredo Pasta with Broccoli. Chicken and broccoli coated in a light skinny garlic Alfredo sauce. This guilt free version of chicken Alfredo is creamy, flavor and is even tastier than the While the pasta is cooking pan sear your chicken breasts in a tablespoon of olive oil. You can also used pre-cooked chicken too if your prefer.
This week I cooked up a skinny version of chicken and broccoli alfredo pasta. Strain the pasta and broccoli in a colander, and run cold water over to prevent the broccoli from over cooking. Most chicken Alfredo casserole recipes are loaded with high carb pasta. You can have Skinny Chicken Alfredo Pasta with Broccoli using 15 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Skinny Chicken Alfredo Pasta with Broccoli
- It’s of Chicken & Pasta.
- It’s 16 oz of fresh spinach pasta.
- Prepare 2 of cooked chicken breasts, cubed.
- It’s 2 cup of Broccoli florets.
- It’s 1 of Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce.
- Prepare of salt & pepper.
- Prepare of Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce.
- Prepare 1 medium of head of cauliflower, cut into florets.
- It’s 1/2 cup of water.
- You need 1 cup of milk.
- You need 1/2 cup of grated parmesan cheese.
- Prepare 1 tsp of dried parsley.
- You need pinch of nutmeg.
- Prepare 1/4 tsp of black pepper.
- Prepare 3 oz of cream cheese.
To get carbs down, I replaced the pasta with low carb vegetables. I used broccoli and cauliflower which are two of the best low carb veggies. To make the casserole easier to eat, I finely chopped both in my food processor. Try this Skinny chicken & Broccoli Alfredo recipe, or contribute your own.
Skinny Chicken Alfredo Pasta with Broccoli step by step
- Make Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce, put into a large saucepan over low heat to keep warm. https://cookpad.com/us/recipes/448800-cauliflower-alfredo-sauce.
- Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add broccoli florets. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes until they turn bright green – scoop florets out of water and place in a bowl of ice water to shock the broccoli and stop the cooking process..
- Add fresh spinach pasta to the same boiling water you added broccoli too. Cook pasta for 2-3 minutes – or whatever the package instruction say..
- Remove pasta from water and place in large saucepan with cauliflower alfredo sauce, add broccoli and chicken to the saucepan as well. Gently toss with tongs till everything is coated with the alfredo sauce..
Add cooked chicken an broccoli to sauve misture, followed by the cooked pasta. Toss to combine and serve with more Parmesan, if desired. Do yourself a favor, and never use a store bought jar of alfredo sauce. You can make your own alfredo sauce almost as fast as opening a jar, but it tastes a million times better. An alternative to the classic chicken and broccoli alfredo!