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Creamy Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli

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WW Freestyle: 5
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Creamy Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli is an easy 30-minute meal idea! A perfect weeknight dinner prepared with fresh ingredients and a healthy homemade Alfredo cream sauce.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 304

Ingredients

FOR THE CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 (about 16 ounces) skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 3 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 thinly sliced lemon slices

FOR THE ALFREDO SAUCE*

  • 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1/2- cup low sodium organic chicken broth
  • 4 tablespoons 1/3 less fat cream cheese or neufchatel cheese
  • 1/4- cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions 

  • Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet.
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper and add to skillet.
  • Add mushrooms to skillet and continue to cook over medium-high heat for 4 minutes, turning chicken halfway through.
  • Add broccoli, lemon juice and lemon slices; cover and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until chicken is done.

In the meantime, prepare the sauce.

  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the garlic and cook, stirring often, just until fragrant. Do not burn the garlic.
  • Turn heat down to medium-low and add the broth, cream cheese, and parmesan; cook and stir for about 3 minutes, or until the cheeses have melted and sauce is thickened.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Transfer chicken and vegetables to plates.
  • Add Alfredo sauce over chicken.
  • Serve.

Notes

*If you would like more sauce, just add a little bit more broth and cheese.
Store airtight in the fridge for up to 3-4 days.
Can be kept frozen for 2-4 months.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli
Amount Per Serving
Calories 304 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 89mg30%
Sodium 334mg14%
Potassium 1025mg29%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 665IU13%
Vitamin C 122.6mg149%
Calcium 160mg16%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords: 30 minute meals, chicken alfredo sauce, easy chicken dinner