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Skinny Chicken Fettuccine with Alfredo Sauce: Creamy and delicious lightened up Chicken Fettuccine prepared with a lighter and flavorful Alfredo Sauce. 

Skinny Chicken Fettuccine with Alfredo Sauce

Katerina | Diethood
Creamy and delicious lightened up Chicken Fettuccine prepared with a lighter and flavorful Alfredo Sauce. 
Servings : 4 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 3 to 4 prepared chicken breasts
  • 8- ounces whole wheat fettuccine pasta , cooked
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup fat free, low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt (you can also use 1% milk in place of the yogurt)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • basil ribbons , for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta according to the directions on the box; set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add garlic and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  • Stir in flour; stir until combined.
  • Slowly whisk in chicken broth.
  • Cook and stir until mixture boils and thickens; remove from heat.
  • Stir in parmesan cheese; stir until melted.
  • Whisk in the yogurt; whisk until combined.
  • Season with dried parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Sauce will continue to thicken as it stands. If sauce is too thick, add a little more milk.
  • Pour sauce over cooked fettuccine; mix until combined.
  • Transfer to plates and top with previously prepared chicken. 
  • Garnish with basil ribbons and serve.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD
 

Nutrition

Calories: 482 kcal | Carbohydrates: 50 g | Protein: 33 g | Fat: 17 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 65 mg | Sodium: 550 mg | Potassium: 546 mg | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 135 IU | Vitamin C: 1.7 mg | Calcium: 229 mg | Iron: 2.9 mg | Net Carbs: 50 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken dinner, chicken fettuccine alfredo, homemade chicken alfredo