Alfredo Chicken Pasta Recipe


This chicken pasta recipe comes complete with list of ingredients, directions, nutrition and Weight Watchers Points. So no matter what diet plan you are following, you can use the information below to track what you need.

This dinner is healthier as the alfredo sauce is made using low fat ingredients. With the creamy taste of the sauce and parmesan cheese you will be delighted at the taste of this meal.

Plus with the added chicken and veggies, you get all the main food groups in one dish.

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Alfredo Chicken Pasta Recipe

Make this casserole recipe for dinner tonight. Serve it with a tossed salad and some garlic bread to complete this meal.

Recipe Type:

Casserole, Main Dish, Pasta, Chicken

Degree of Difficulty:

Easy

Ingredients for Alfredo Sauce

  • 2 cups low fat cottage cheese
  • 2 cups Yogurt, plain low fat
  • 2 tsp Garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • pinch black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tsp Parsley chopped

Ingredients for Chicken Pasta Bake

  • 1 lb medium shell pasta, prepared according to the package directions
  • 2 cups cooked diced chicken breast, skinless
  • 1 cup frozen peas, defrosted
  • 2 (4-oz.) cans sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs

Directions for Alfredo Sauce

  1. Place cottage cheese, yogurt and garlic in a blender.
  2. Mix until creamy.
  3. Stir in the lemon zest and black pepper.
  4. Let the sauce set at room temperature for 25 to 30 minutes.

Directions for Chicken Pasta Recipe

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Combine pasta, sauce, chicken, peas and mushrooms in large bowl.
  3. Spoon into 2-quart baking dish.
  4. Combine cheese and breadcrumbs in small bowl.
  5. Sprinkle breadcrumb mixture over pasta.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 8
Serving Size n/a
Calories 412
Total Fat 6.7g
      Sat Fat 2.7g
Cholesterol 39.2mg
Sodium 551.4mg
Total Carbohydrates 54.8g
      Fiber 3.1g
      Sugar 3.4g
Protein 31.5g

Weight Watchers Points

FreeStyle
SmartPoints:
9 pts
SmartPoints
Non-FreeStyle:
10 pts
Points
Plus:
10 pts
Original
Points:
8 pts

The chicken breast and veggies were not used to calculate the Freestyle SmartPoints. The yogurt is included as it is low fat, not non-fat. The veggies are not included in calculating the other points.

Tips

You can use 2 jars of Alfredo sauce instead of the substitute if you prefer. Just make sure to adjust in the nutrition and Weight Watchers points information.



In addition to this chicken pasta recipe, check out this chicken and dumpling recipe

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