Chicken and Lemon-Broccoli Alfredo

Quick-cooking boneless skinless chicken breasts are a key ingredient for those times when you need a quick dinner recipe. Toss in broccoli and a light Alfredo pasta sauce for a saucy family-friendly dish.

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Makes:
4 servings
Start to Finish:
20 mins
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Chicken and Lemon-Broccoli Alfredo

Ingredients
4
small skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
 
Salt and pepper
8
ounces mushrooms, halved
1
tablespoon olive or cooking oil
1
lemon
3
cups fresh broccoli florets
1
10 ounce container refrigerated light Alfredo pasta sauce

Directions

  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper. In large skillet brown chicken and mushrooms 4 minutes in hot oil, turning chicken halfway through.
  2. Meanwhile, shred 2 teaspoons lemon peel; set aside. Slice lemon. Add broccoli and lemon slices to skillet. Cover; cook 8 minutes or until chicken is done (170 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer).
  3. Place chicken and vegetables on plates. Add Alfredo sauce to skillet; heat through. Serve with chicken. Add lemon peel and pepper. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Chicken and Lemon-Broccoli Alfredo)
    Per serving:
  • 295 kcal cal.,
  • 12 g fat
  • (5 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 91 mg chol.,
  • 705 mg sodium,
  • 16 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 5 g sugar,
  • 35 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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