Garden Alfredo with Chicken

(Serving size = 2 cups; per serving: 456 calories, 13.6g fat, 4.4g fiber, 38.7g protein, 43.2g carbs, 106mg cholesterol, 4mg iron, 718mg sodium, 270mg calcium)

Photo by Ally H.
Adapted from cookinglight.com

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PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Adapted from cookinglight.com

Ingredients

  • 1

    lb. skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 5/8

    tsp. kosher salt, divided

  • 1/2

    tsp. black pepper, divided

  • cooking spray

  • 6

    oz. uncooked pappardelle pasta

  • 2

    medium zucchini

  • 2

    medium yellow squash

  • 2

    tsp. olive oil

  • 5

    oz. thin asparagus spears, trimmed

  • 1

    red bell pepper, cut into thin strips

  • 6

    garlic cloves, minced or thinly sliced

  • 3/4

    cup fat free, lower sodium chicken broth

  • 1/2

    cup half and half

  • 2

    tsp. all purpose flour

  • 2

    oz. parmesan cheese, grated

  • 2

    TBSP fresh flat leaf parsley leaves

Directions

1. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan; let stand 5 minutes. Cut chicken across the grain into thin slices; keep warm. Reserve drippings in pan. 2. While chicken cooks, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; keep warm. 3. Cut each zucchini and squash in half crosswise. Cut 1/2 inch slices from outer "walls" of zucchini and squash; discard cores. Slice pieces lengthwise into thin strips. 4. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add oil; swirl. Add zucchini, squash, asparagus, and bell pepper; sauté 3 minutes. Sprinkle with 3/8 tsp.. salt. Add garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat. 5. Combine broth, half and half, and flour; stir with a whisk. Add broth mixture to reserved drippings in skillet. Bring to a boil; cook 2 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add cheese; stir until cheese melts. Add pasta, veggies and chicken; toss. Sprinkle with 1/4 tsp. black pepper and parsley.

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