This Chicken and Broccoli Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe is an easy dinner recipe the whole family will love. Broccoli is one of my favorite veggies and I am always looking for new ways to serve it to my family. Since homemade Alfredo sauce is a sure-fire hit in my house, that is what I make. However, you can also make this with your favorite jarred Alfredo sauce as well.
The Best Pasta for Alfredo
When looking for the best pasta for Alfredo, choose a wide pasta that will allow the cheese sauce to cling to it. Wide Alfredo noodles will take longer to cook than traditional thin spaghetti but it is SO worth the wait!
Chicken and Broccoli Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe
Chicken broccoli alfredo with homemade alfredo sauce is a delicious and satisfying pasta dish that combines tender chicken, crisp broccoli, and a rich and creamy alfredo sauce.
The homemade alfredo sauce is the star of the dish, as it is made with butter, heavy cream, garlic, and parmesan cheese, resulting in a smooth and velvety texture with a bold and savory flavor.
This dish is a classic Italian-American favorite that is perfect for a cozy weeknight dinner or a special occasion meal. It is hearty, comforting, and full of flavor, making it a crowd-pleaser for all ages.
Plus, by making the alfredo sauce from scratch, you can customize the flavors and ensure that your dish is free from any artificial ingredients or preservatives.
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into 1" cubes
- 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets, cooked
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 12 ounces of fettucini, cooked
- 2/3 cup chicken broth
- 1 tsp dried basil
- 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
- 1 1/2 cups homemade alfredo sauce
- salt & pepper
- Heat olive oil over medium heat and add chicken. Cook until done. Add broccoli & garlic and cook, stirring about 2 minutes.
- Add chicken broth, basil and Parmesan cheese, stir to blend. Reduce heat and simmer 4 minutes. Add alfredo sauce and cook till heated through.
- Add cooked fettucini and stir.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 754Total Fat: 47gSaturated Fat: 26gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 193mgSodium: 1309mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 46g
Nutrition information not always accurate
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