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One-Pan Skinny Chicken Alfredo recipe from TastesBetterFromScratch.com
One-Pan Skinny Chicken Alfredo
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins

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. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Unit: clove, cup, ounce, pound, Tablespoon, teaspoon
Servings: 4
Calories: 462 kcal
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
  1. 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.

  2. 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).

  3. Add minced garlic and sauté for one minute.
  4. Add chicken broth, milk, flour, onion powder, basil, parsley and uncooked pasta to pan and stir well to combine.
  5. Bring to a gentle boil, then cover and reduce heat to a simmer.
  6. Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring once or twice during this time.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in freshly grated parmesan cheese.
  8. Season with salt and pepper, if needed.
Recipe Notes

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

Nutrition Facts
One-Pan Skinny Chicken Alfredo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 462 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 527mg 22%
Potassium 591mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 42g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 6g
Protein 33g 66%
Vitamin A 9%
Vitamin C 1.4%
Calcium 42.9%
Iron 8.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.