- 8 oz fettuccine or spaghetti – uncooked
- 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
- 1/4 cup Italian dressing
- 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts – cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1/2 cups milk
- 4 oz cream cheese – cubed
- 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese – cubed
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
Chicken and broccoli alfredo is a linguini pasta that is mixed with pieces of juicy and tender chicken, broccoli blossoms, and coated in a rich and creamy Alfredo sauce. It is an extremely savory dish that pairs well with white wines. Alfredo pastas tend to make for heavy eating due to the thickness of the cream, so be sure to wear a belt with a few extra notches in it; it’s so tasty you might over indulge if you’re not careful.
Broccoli, a close relative of cauliflower and cabbage is a wondrous vegetable that is as healthy as it is globally popular. Broccoli has a wide range of health benefits; it helps the body to prevent different types of cancer, regulate cholesterol levels, improve digestive health, detoxify the body, and improve the efficiency of vitamin and mineral intake. That’s just the beginning of broccoli’s amazingness however. Consuming broccoli also contributes to protecting the skin, preventing birth defects, and actually helps improve your vision. Why wouldn’t you eat this?
26.5 g fat
60 g carbohydrates
35.9 g protein
111 mg cholesterol
543 mg sodium
How to Make Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo
Broccoli originated in Italy.