Chicken and Lemon-Broccoli Alfredo


Quick-cooking boneless skinless chicken breasts are a key ingredient for those times when you need an easy dinner recipe. Make it a broccoli chicken dinner by adding some broccoli florets and tossing in a light Alfredo pasta sauce. A family-friendly dinner is served!

Chicken Lemon-Broccoli Alfredo
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 4 small skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • Salt and pepper

  • 8 ounce mushrooms, halved

  • 1 tablespoon olive or cooking oil

  • 1 lemon

  • 3 cup fresh broccoli florets

  • 1 10 ounce container refrigerated light Alfredo pasta sauce


  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 (per serving)

295 Calories
12g Fat
16g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 295
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 705mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 82.7mg 414%
Calcium 191.8mg 15%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 725mg 15%
Folate, total 56.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.9mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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