Skinny Chicken Alfredo W/ Broccoli and Spinach Recipe

Looking for an easy Skinny Chicken Alfredo w/ Broccoli and Spinach recipe? Learn how to make Skinny Chicken Alfredo w/ Broccoli and Spinach using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by astraya

Makes 4 servings



A quick, easy and skinny weeknight meal, this chicken and broccoli Alfredo entree will become a staple in your home. Kids won't complain about having to eat their broccoli when it's mixed with such creamy, cheesy goodness, and you'll love the dish for it's healthier ingredients.

Recipe Ingredients for Skinny Chicken Alfredo w/ Broccoli and Spinach

2 cups boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 cups broccoli florets
8 ounces fettuccine
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup fat-free, low sodium chicken broth
8 oz Greek, Non-Fat, Plain Yogurt
1/4 cup skim milk
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 pinch ground nutmeg
3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup spinach

Recipe Directions for Skinny Chicken Alfredo w/ Broccoli and Spinach

  1. In a pot of boiling, salted water, cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

  2. In a medium saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium-low heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until the garlic is golden, 1 to 2 minutes.

  3. Whisk in the flour until smooth, about 2 minutes. Gradually whisk in the chicken broth, Greek yogurt, milk, pepper and nutmeg. Bring to a low boil, stirring constantly. Lower the heat and simmer, stirring gently, until the mixture thickens, about 3 minutes. Stir in 3/4 cup Parmesan.

  4. Add cooked chicken and broccoli to sauce mixture, followed by the cooked pasta. Toss to combine and serve with more Parmesan, if desired.

  5. Prep Time:

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 338.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
511
Calories from Fat
172
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.1g
29%
Saturated Fat
5.9g
30%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
124mg
41%
Sodium
521mg
22%
Potassium
635mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
41.4g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
42.5g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 68%
Calcium 32% Iron 20%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in vitamin C
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