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This better-for-you creamy, cheesy chicken fettuccine Alfredo isn't all that fancy, but it's incredibly comforting. You'll taste a nice pop of pepper and nutty notes from the whole-wheat pasta. Best part about this recipe? It's a one-pot meal, which means fewer dishes for you!

Robin Bashinsky
Source: EatingWell.com, October 2019

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active:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook until browned on both sides, 7 to 8 minutes total. Remove from the pot and cut into 1-inch cubes.

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  • Whisk together flour and 1/4 cup milk; set aside.

  • Add garlic to the pot; cook, stirring often, for 1 minute. Add water and the remaining 1 1/4 cups milk; cover and bring to a boil. Add pasta; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes. Stir in the chicken and the milk-flour mixture; continue to cook until the pasta is al dente, about 3 minutes more.

  • Remove from heat; add Parmesan, cream cheese and pepper; stir until the cheese is melted. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

444 calories; protein 35g; carbohydrates 43g; dietary fiber 4g; sugars 6g; fat 15g; saturated fat 6g; niacin equivalents 16.1mg; vitamin b6 0.5mg; sodium 483mg; calories from fat 135kcal.
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