This easy pasta with creamy homemade Alfredo sauce, chicken and shrimp is your classic fettuccine Alfredo done one better--and it takes less than 30 minutes to make! Add a simple green salad and you have a family-friendly weeknight dinner that you'd be happy to serve to company. Source: EatingWell.com, April 2019

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water.

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  • Meanwhile, heat 1/2 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook, stirring occasionally, until browned and nearly cooked through, about 7 minutes. Add shrimp, scallions, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the remaining 1/2 tablespoon oil; cook, stirring often, until the chicken and shrimp are cooked through, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl; cover to keep warm.

  • Return the skillet to medium heat. Whisk together flour and 1 tablespoon of the reserved cooking water in a medium bowl; stir in half-and-half, cream cheese, pepper, 1/4 cup Parmesan and the remaining reserved cooking water. Add the mixture to the pan and bring to a simmer; cook, stirring often, for 1 minute. Add the chicken-shrimp mixture and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt; toss to coat. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl; add the pasta and stir to coat evenly. Divide among 6 bowls; sprinkle with parsley and the remaining 2 tablespoons Parmesan.

Nutrition Facts

392 calories; 10.7 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 119 mg cholesterol; 601 mg sodium. 620 mg potassium; 45.2 g carbohydrates; 5.4 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 31.3 g protein; 339 IU vitamin a iu; 3 mg vitamin c; 53 mcg folate; 130 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 108 mg magnesium;

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