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One-Pan Skinny Chicken Alfredo

One-Pan Skinny Chicken Alfredo Pasta has all of the yummy flavor of traditional Alfredo, without all the calories! Plus, it's made in ONE PAN--super easy, and even easier clean-up. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 462kcal
Author: Lauren Allen


  • 6 ounces farfalle pasta , uncooked, (about 3 cups),(or any bite-sized shape pasta*
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 3/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 3/4 cups fat-free milk
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Cut chicken breasts into bite size pieces, about 1 inch, and season with salt and pepper. Add olive oil to a skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add chicken to the hot skillet and brown on all sides for 1-2 minutes (you don’t need to cook it all the way through).
  • Add minced garlic and sauté for one minute.
  • Add chicken broth, milk, flour, onion powder, basil, parsley and uncooked pasta to pan and stir well to combine.
  • Bring to a gentle boil, then cover and reduce heat to a simmer.
  • Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring once or twice during this time.
  • Remove from heat and stir in freshly grated parmesan cheese.
  • Season with salt and pepper, if needed.


*I use regular or whole wheat pasta
*Serve with fresh steamed asparagus, broccoli, or a garden salad


Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 527mg | Potassium: 591mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 429mg | Iron: 1.5mg