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Lightened up Chicken Alfredo

Skinny Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Skinny Chicken Alfredo Pasta made with garlic and Parmesan cheese that's creamy, delicious and tastes just like the original with all the flavors of your favorite restaurant dish.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 291 kcal
Author Sabrina

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces fettuccine pasta
  • 2 cups chicken breast cooked and cubed
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup pasta water
  • 1 cup fat free greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup shaved Parmesan cheese
  • parsley for garnish optional

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta one minute shy of the directions on the box.
  2. Reserve one cup of the pasta water and drain (but do not rinse the pasta).
  3. To a cast iron skillet add the butter and garlic, cooking on medium heat until you can just smell the garlic.
  4. Add in the salt, pepper and flour and whisk well until the flour is fully combined.
  5. Add in the pasta water slowly while whisking.
  6. Add in the greek yogurt slowly while whisking.
  7. Add in the chicken and stir well until coated then add in half of the Parmesan Cheese, whisking until combined.
  8. Add in the pasta and toss it together well with the rest of the ingredients before serving.
  9. Garnish with remaining Parmesan cheese and parsley if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Skinny Chicken Alfredo Pasta
Amount Per Serving (1 /6th recipe)
Calories 291 Calories from Fat 80
% Daily Value*
Fat 8.9g14%
Saturated Fat 4.2g21%
Cholesterol 64mg21%
Sodium 488mg20%
Carbohydrates 38.1g13%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Sugar 1.9g2%
Protein 14.6g29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.