Quick and Easy Chicken Alfredo
Quick and Easy Chicken Alfredo comes together in just 20 minutes making this a delicious flavorful weeknight meal. Pair it with a nice green summer salad and you will have a complete meal!
Quick and Easy Chicken Alfredo

Weeknights  just have to be easy for me.  Sometimes I don’t have a clue what I’m doing for dinner until I actually get home from work.  The night I made this was one of those nights in particular.  My day was so busy that I didn’t have time to think about dinner until I was driving home.  Fortunately I had some chicken cutlets thawed in the refrigerator, so I at least knew I would be doing something with chicken.  I started to think about what I could do when I remembered I had some fat free half and half in the fridge too.  Hence, quick and easy Chicken Alfredo became our dinner that evening!

 I am submitting this post to this week’s Presto Pasta Nights.  This week the host will be by the founder of Presto Pasta Nights, Ruth of  Once Upon a Feast.  You can join in by sending your submission to Ruth.  You can find the guidelines on the PPN website.  Ruth is also looking for some future hosts.  Let her know if you would like to participate and host a week of PPN!  If you love pasta as much as I do (and several others who participate) you don’t want to miss out!

Quick and Easy Chicken Alfredo
Author: Grumpy’s Honeybunch
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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 lb Chicken Cutlets, diced
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/4 cup fat free half and half
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package.
  2. While pasta is cooking, In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat until hot.  Add garlic and stir fry one minute.  Add chicken pieces and cook until pieces are no longer pink.  Add salt and pepper to season.
  3. Mix half and half and cornstarch together until combined.  Add to chicken.  Heat and stir until sauce begins to thicken.  Stir in cheese.  Toss in drained pasta, garnish with parsley and serve.

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Quick and Easy Chicken Alfredo

About the Author: Shelby Law Ruttan

Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.

15 Comments

  1. Lynda June 6, 2012 at 2:27 pm - Reply

    This looks really good…I'm needing some low fat meal ideas, so this one is a keeper!

  2. Chef Dennis June 6, 2012 at 7:06 pm - Reply

    sorry to leave this here but couldn't find your email, I saw one of your posts on this site
    http://foodnetwork.net16.net/
    Dennis

  3. Barbara Bakes June 6, 2012 at 7:29 pm - Reply

    Looks like a perfect weeknight meal.

  4. glutenfreehappytummy.com June 6, 2012 at 9:01 pm - Reply

    that looks so delicious! rich and creamy! thanks for sharing!

  5. Cooking Rookie June 8, 2012 at 12:20 am - Reply

    So yummy and creamy! Great recipe 🙂

  6. Jersey Girl Cooks June 8, 2012 at 1:35 am - Reply

    Easy quick meals are the best! Looks like a good low fat one too.

  7. Ruth Daniels June 8, 2012 at 11:57 am - Reply

    Sometimes the best meals are those spontaneous ones. This one looks wonderful. Thanks for sharing with Presto Pasta Nights.

  8. teresa June 9, 2012 at 3:54 pm - Reply

    i'd win some serious points with my husband if i made this for him, delicious! and beautiful pics too!

  9. Angie's Recipes June 10, 2012 at 4:31 am - Reply

    I seriously want this delicious chicken alfredo for the lunch! yum yum!

  10. Purabi Naha June 16, 2012 at 6:16 am - Reply

    Chicken Alfredo sounds great! And the way you made it just looks perfect. I am saving this recipe and i am going to try it very soon!

  11. Flapjack Recipes June 19, 2012 at 8:51 am - Reply

    Sounds delicious for this chicken recipe! It's make me hungry 🙂 i can't wait to eat this!

  12. Coleens Recipes June 19, 2012 at 10:20 pm - Reply

    It just so happens I have a bunch of baked chicken in the fridge and I was wondering what to do with it….your recipe is perfect, thank you.

  13. Nutmeg Nanny June 27, 2012 at 2:06 am - Reply

    Mmmmm I love chicken alfredo…delicious!

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